Climate Resolution Shows Momentum for Action Across The Political Spectrum

Statement of Environmental Defense Fund – April 3, 2019

April 3, 2019
Keith Gaby,, (202) 572-3336

“Climate change is a threat to our economy, our national security, and our children’s future. The recently introduced resolution by Congressman Matt Gaetz demonstrates the momentum for climate action across the political spectrum.

“We need bold climate action and we also need bipartisan support to pass it. This non-binding resolution, while a small step, recognizes that pollution is causing dangerous changes to our climate, and that the federal government must act to achieve ‘robust, economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions reductions.’

“While we strongly disagree with Rep. Gaetz on fundamental issues, we welcome voices from across Congress who recognize the need to take action to address the climate crisis. We look forward to hearing specific solutions that cut climate pollution at the pace and scale necessary to overcome this challenge.”

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