Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island took the Senate floor yesterday in defense of science and reason – two topics that seldom seem to influence the decisionmaking of the Senate lawmakers these days when it comes to climate change. Speaking out against the two big lies permeating the halls of congress: 1) environmental regulations are…
Nature is tapping us on the shoulder too, but her pockets are empty. Is that why the Senate isn’t listening?
TIME’S RUNNING OUT! Tell your senators to protect our oceans and coasts, not open them up to offshore drilling!
Another important Senate vote comes today around 2:30ish when the pro-drilling bill S.953, introduced by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, is scheduled to be voted on.
Maine’s “Sister Senators,” Republicans Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe, should be applauded once again for breaking rank with Republicans and voting in favor of the measure to eliminate billions in tax breaks for the five largest private oil and gas companies.