Vermont Senator Participates in Climate Change Talkathon

Vermont Senator Participates in Climate Change Talkathon

Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders took to the floor Monday night to talk about global warming.
Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders took to the floor Monday night to talk about global warming.

More than two-dozen Democratic senators took part in the all night talkathon. It was to raise awareness about climate change.

The senators did not introduce a bill or measure, and that’s why some call it a political stunt. But 26 Democrats and two Independents, including Sanders, insist the night was simply meant to “wake up Congress.”  

“Given that reality, I find it extremely disturbing that virtually all of my Republican colleagues continue to ignore the scientific evidence and refuse to support legislation which will address this planetary crisis,” Sanders said.
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