“Climate change deniers still exist,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said.
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said earlier Tuesday morning that even conservative brothers David and Charles Koch would benefit financially if the United States focused more on innovating renewable energy technology rather than relying on fossil fuels.
“Even the Koch brothers are industrious enough to make a whole mess of money off new innovations,” Murphy said.
Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) used a chart showing that the number of home runs increased when players used steroid, saying it’s the same case with temperatures rising when humans emit greenhouse gases.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla) said Monday night that climate change isn’t real and recent cold weather across the country proves that.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) bought Chipotle for dozens of Senate staffers who were forced to work late during Democrats’ climate change talkathon.
The latest charges came during all-night climate change campaign in the Senate.
“Climate change deniers still exist,” announces Sen. Harry Reid.
The Senate approved the bill days after rejecting tougher legislation.
The Senate voted 62-34 Monday to advance President Obama’s nominee to join the Tenth Circuit Court.
The Senate voted to end debate on the nomination of Carolyn McHugh to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said instead of talking about climate change all night, Democrats should bring a bill to the floor that would address the issue.
“Why wouldn’t the Majority Leader bring a bill to the Senate floor to approve President Obama’s climate agenda?” Sessions asked on the Senate floor Monday. “[Because] the American people do not support this and neither does most of Congress.”