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LCV Statement on Senator Amy Klobuchar and Senator Al Franken’s Leadership Following All-Night Climate Speeches in the Senate

Mar 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC –League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on Senator Amy Klobuchar and Senator Al Franken’s leadership during the Senate’s series of all-night speeches pressing for action on climate change:

“We’re thrilled that Senators Klobuchar and Franken joined with 29 colleagues from across the country to stand up to corporate polluters and give a voice to Minnesotans demanding action on climate change. Minnesota is already seeing climate impacts, including less winter snowfall, increased drought, and more frequent heat waves. We congratulate Senators Klobuchar and Franken on their leadership and will continue working with them to push for action to confront the climate crisis.”