We hope you all had a great weekend Friends of the Planet, we’re glad to see you back bright and early! Here’s a look at what’s happening this week:

  • Congress: The House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold the first much-needed hearing on perfluorinated compounds (PFAS) contamination on Wednesday. The House Science Committee will hold a hearing on building a stronger U.S. weather enterprise on Thursday, and the House Natural Resources Committee will hold an oversight hearing of the Department of Interior’s 2020 budget and policy priorities also on Wednesday.
  • Home: The Sunrise Movement will kick off their “Green New Deal Tour” tonight at Howard University, stay tuned for our coverage of the event!
  • Abroad: Australia will hold its elections this Saturday and climate change has taken center stage in the public debate.

ICYMI: Thousands of British families marched in London for climate action on Mother’s Day.

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