While reading Climate Progress I came across a must-see speech from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, from Rhode Island. As the description on Youtube notes :
” There are some laws that Congress can change. The laws of nature aren’t among them. While lobbyists continue to call for more and more “second” opinions, Sheldon points out to his colleagues that the scientific community is solidly behind the fact that climate change is a real threat. “
This speech clearly contrasts with the environmental bashing of most Republicans and most Democrats keeping quiet on those very issues. Please watch this video, please share it !
Given the low score of President Obama on environmental issues, I think that Senator Whitehouse should clearly present himself in 2012 or at least work with President Obama. Below is the video of this speech :
This gentleman has become in 23 minutes a personal hero. I hope his words will spread all around America and that as a result the country will start acting…