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ICYMI: Senate Majority Leader Schumer, Congressional Climate Champions, and Climate Groups Rally For Climate Action Outside the U.S. Capitol

Sep 13, 2021

Courtnee Connon, 727-744-4163,

ICYMI, today, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV), Climate Power, and Climate Action Campaign (CAC) hosted a rally for climate action outside the U.S. Capitol with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senators Ben Ray Luján, Tim Kaine, Tina Smith, Martin Heinrich, Tammy Baldwin, Sheldon Whitehouse and Representatives Peter DeFazio and Sean Casten, moderated by LCV’s Tiernan Sittenfeld. 

WATCH the full recording here.

The speakers highlighted the urgent need to pass the Build Back Better Act with ambitious investments in America’s clean energy future. Their message was clear: Congress must invest in climate, clean energy, justice, and jobs at the scale that science demands.

As Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said, “We can’t let this moment pass by. It’s our time to act.”