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

“We’re thrilled that Senator Kaine joined with 30 colleagues from across the country to stand up to corporate polluters and give a voice to Virginians demanding action on climate change. Virginia is already seeing climate impacts, including sea level rise, less productive fisheries and more frequent summer heat waves. We congratulate Senator Kaine on his leadership and will continue working with him to push for action to confront the climate crisis.”