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Lessons From the Senate's Climate Change All-nighter

By Sen. Barbara Boxer

When my colleagues and I finished our all-nighter on the Senate floor on Tuesday morning, we had spoken for more than 14 hours to draw attention to the threat posed by climate change. As we had hoped, we engaged the American people in our efforts to wake up the Congress to the threat of climate change.

Thirty-one Democratic and Independent senators participated in the event, including Majority Leader Harry Reid and his leadership team and senators from every region of the country. More than 145,000 people signed petitions to show support for urgent action on climate …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green