Politics
1:29 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Sen. Whitehouse Gives 50th Floor Speech On Climate Change

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has given his 50th floor speech on climate change.  Whitehouse has been expounding on climate change on the Senate floor once a week for over a year.  In his 50th speech Wednesday he cautioned climate change deniers about public opinion.

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on the Senate floor Wednesday making his 50th speech on climate change.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on the Senate floor Wednesday making his 50th speech on climate change.
Credit Office of U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

“Those in Congress who would deny science to protect the polluting interests increasingly look ridiculous even to their own side,” said Whitehouse. “It’s not just time to wake up. People are waking up. And inevitably the truth will be fully known.”

Whitehouse said the winter water temperature of Narragansett Bay has risen four degrees as a direct result of climate change.

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