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Bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus grows to 12 members

The bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus founded by Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) has added four new members, an indication of the growing desire for cross-party collaboration to address climate change. The new members are Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Susan Collins (R-ME), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). By Steve Valk Citizens’ […]

February 13th

EcoRight News: Senators bridge partisan divide to work on climate

We love seeing our spokespeople published so three cheers for Tyler Gillette and his Letter to the Editor (LTE) that ran today in the Columbus Dispatch thanking Senator Rob Portman for joining the Senate Climate Solutions Caucus. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN In Senators bridge partisan divide to work on climate Tyler writes: While he’s been known for championing means to enhance […]

February 11th

Climate Solutions Caucus: GOP’s Rooney emerges as climate change leader

The latest Republican to join the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus can hardly be accused of greenwashing to keep his seat in Congress. Despite the anticipated blue wave that finds many GOP incumbents fighting for their political lives, Rep. Francis Rooney’s district — Florida’s 19th — is considered safe, one that he carried with 66 percent of the […]

Florida Congressman joins bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus

The House Climate Solutions Caucus hit 90 members with the addition of Florida’s Rep. Francis Rooney (FL 19) on the Republican side and Democrat Rep. Ro Khanna (CA 17) from California. Florida already was the most represented state on the caucus, founded by two of its delegation members, Rep. Carlos Curbleo and Rep. Ted Deutch. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News “I joined the Climate Solutions […]

October 3rd

Republicans in Congress warming up to climate change advocates

Over the past four years, Republican members of Congress appear to be increasingly receptive and engaged when meeting with volunteer advocates from Citizens’ Climate Lobby, according to an analysis of notes from meetings with congressional offices. This and other findings from the analysis were shared with more than 400 House and Senate offices today as 580 CCL volunteers descend […]

November 25th

Military tells GOP: Climate change is a national security issue

In a dramatic event on July 13, 2017, 24 Democrat and 22 Republican members of the bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus and 24 other Republicans voted against an anti-climate change amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2018. Members of CCL’s Climate and Security Action Team (CSAT) mobilized to encourage their members of Congress to cast a pro-climate vote. By […]

August 9th

“Stay in the Paris climate agreement”, urge GOP and Dem reps of the Climate Solutions Caucus

While most GOP members of Congress (and nearly all the members of the Trump administration) are sticking their fingers in their ears and their heads in the sand on the subject of climate change, a growing number of GOP representatives are coming out in favor of climate action. Members of bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, they just released a […]

April 26th

Bipartisan Climate Caucus Reaches Thirty Four Members

Reaching new heights, Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22) and Congressman Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the co-Chairs of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, welcomed ten new Members of Congress to the Caucus, increasing the total membership to 34 members evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. The newest members of the Caucus are Reps. Darrell Issa (CA-49), Juan Vargas […]

March 30th