WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) along with Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer (D- Mass.), and Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D- R.I.), Brian Schatz (D- Hawaii), and Ed Markey (D- Mass.) defended the Paris Agreement and stressed the importance of U.S. leadership in the clean energy economy.
At the press conference Senator Cantwell said, “Climate change is not just a threat, but also an opportunity. I come from an innovation state and Washington is leading the way on the clean energy technologies that are revolutionizing the way we consume and generate energy.”
Video of Senator Cantwell’s remarks can be found here.