“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.
“Something very funny happened in baseball because from 1920 all the way through the entire modern baseball history, the average number of players that hit more than 41 home runs in a season was three players,” Markey said Monday night. “All of the sudden 17 players could hit more than 41 home runs. … Then somebody thought, ‘maybe they’re injecting these players with steroids.’”
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla) said Monday night that climate change isn’t real and recent cold weather across the country proves that.
“Tonight for all night long, you can say ‘[climate change] is real, it’s real, it’s real,’ but people have heard that before,” Inhofe said on the Senate floor. “We’ve gone through some cold spells that are shocking and setting records.”
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.
McConnell said Democrats are making excuses while families in Appalachia are losing work.