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Senate "Talkathon" on Climate Crisis: Is Congress Ready to Get Real?

By Tom Weis

28 United States senators are pulling an all-nighter Monday night to, in the words of Senate Climate Action Task Force Co-Chair Senator Barbara Boxer, “wake up Congress to the disturbing realities of climate change.” Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, the other Co-Chair of the Task Force, declares there is a “vast and broad array of armies” that understands the danger of the crisis and are willing to fight, but they are confronting a “barricade of special-interest lies around Washington and around Congress.” He is absolutely right.

Senator Barbara Boxer:

“The purpose is to use the bully pulpit of our Senate offices to …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green