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Climate Action Senators Raised Less From Oil And Gas Industry Than Those On The Sidelines

By Paul Blumenthal

WASHINGTON — The 30 senators set to occupy the Senate floor Monday for an all-night talkathon on climate change have raised substantially less from the oil and gas industry in recent years than those who are not participating.

The action by the 30 senators is intended to raise attention on climate change, which has fallen off the legislative map in recent years and was barely mentioned during the 2012 presidential campaign.

“The cost of Congress’ inaction on climate change is too high for our communities, our kids and grandkids, and our economy,” Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), a leader of the action, said …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green