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LCV Statement on Senator Brian Schatz’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 Brian Schatz’s leadership during the Senate’s series of all-night speeches pressing for action on climate change:

“We’re thrilled that Senator Schatz joined with 30 colleagues from across the country to stand up to corporate polluters and give a voice to people of Hawaii demanding action on climate change. Hawaii is already seeing climate impacts, including rising sea levels, coastal erosion, and ocean acidification. We congratulate Senator Schatz on his leadership and will continue working with him to push for action to confront the climate crisis.”