September 25, 2015

The Honorable Chris Gibson
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Congressman Gibson,

The undersigned scientific organizations applaud the introduction of the House Resolution on environment stewardship, H.Res. 424, and appreciate the effort to bring climate science to the forefront of policy discussions.

We write to offer our expertise on the science underlying these important climate policy discussions. Our professional associations, representing hundreds of thousands of scientists, can be resources on the many aspects of climate science. Many of our societies have issued statements relating to climate change and 18 signed onto the attached 2009 letter on climate change and its impacts.

We stand ready to offer the assistance of the scientific community.

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Geophysical Union
American Chemical Society
American Institute of Biological Sciences
American Meteorological Society
American Society of Agronomy
American Statistical Association
Crop Science Society of America
Ecological Society of America
Entomological Society of America
Geological Society of America
Society for Conservation Biology
Soil Science Society of America

CC. Cosponsors of H.Res 424: Ryan Costello, Carlos Curbelo, Robert Dold, Michael Fitzpatrick, Richard L. Hanna, Frank LoBiondo, Patrick Meehan, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, David Reichert, Elise Stefanik

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