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LCV Statement on Senator Ed Markey and Senator Elizabeth Warren’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 Ed Markey and Senator Elizabeth Warren’s leadership during the Senate’s series of all-night speeches pressing for action on climate change:

“We’re thrilled that Senators Markey and Warren joined with 29 colleagues from across the country to stand up to corporate polluters and give a voice to Massachusetts citizens demanding action on climate change. Massachusetts is already seeing climate impacts, including rising sea levels, ocean acidification, and less productive fisheries. We congratulate Senators Markey and Warren on their leadership and will continue working with them to push for action to confront the climate crisis.”