Full Committee Hearing

Borrowed Time: The Economic Costs of Climate Change

Date:   Thursday, August 4, 2022 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing on “Borrowed Time: The Economic Costs of Climate Change.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Joe Flarida, Executive Director, Power a Clean Future Ohio; Mr. Dan K. Eberhart, CEO, Canary, LLC; Mr. David Butterworth, Northeast Regional Business Agent, Pipeliners Local Union 798; and Dr. Shalini Vajjhala, PhD, Founder and CEO, re:focus partners.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - Pennsylvania)


  1. Mr. Joe Flarida
    Executive Director
    Power a Clean Future Ohio
  2. Mr. Dan K. Eberhart
    Canary, LLC
  3. Mr. David Butterworth
    Northeast Regional Business Agent
    Pipeliners Local Union 798
  4. Dr. Shalini Vajjhala
    Founder and CEO
    re:focus partners