Washington, DC (March 28, 2007)- Senators Durbin (D-IL), Hagel (R-NE), and Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Global Climate Change Security Oversight Act to address security risks posed by global climate change. The bill would require the creation of a National Intelligence Estimate on global climate change. The bill has been referred to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Additional cosponsors include Senators Casey (D-PA), Lugar (R-IN), Whitehouse (D-RI), Cantwell (D-WA), Kerry (D-MA) and Biden (D-DE).
The House companion bill H.R.1961 was introduced by Representatives Markey (D-MA), Bartlett (R-MD), Larson (D-CT), Eshoo (D-CA), Solis (D-CA), Hall (D-NY), McDermott (D-WA), and Olver (D-MA) on April 19.
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence