They're Up All Night To Get Wonky: 30 Democratic Senators Hold Overnight Climate Session

By Kate Sheppard

WASHINGTON -– Senators planning to stay up all night Monday talking about climate change say the marathon session is the “opening salvo” in a renewed effort to pass legislation curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

“We have a simple message for all Americans: We’re not going to rest until Congress acts on the most pressing issue of our time,” said Sen. Brian Schatz, a freshman Democrat from Hawaii, who organized the all-nighter on the Senate floor.

The overnight session is meant to “make sure everybody across the nation knows we’re taking this seriously, and that there is a stirring in the Senate …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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