Dr. Oppenheimer has provided expert testimony in a number of U.S. Congressional hearings over the last several decades. Below are selected recent testimonies, plus one that may be of historical interest.
- March 12, 2021: Testimony before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, The Science Behind Impacts of the Climate Crisis.
- April 9, 2019: Testimony before the Subcommittee on Environment: Climate Change, The History of a Consensus and the Causes of Inaction, U.S. House of Representatives. A video of Dr. Oppenheimer's testimony is available on YouTube (Testimony from minute 55:18 to 1:04:17; Oppenheimer and representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dialogue at 1:52:00).
- May 29, 2014: Testimony before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives
- June 23, 1988: Testimony before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senate