Tonko Urges House to Act On Climate, Combat Water Scarcity

Jan 14, 2014
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Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) spoke last night on the House floor to again urge GOP leadership to address the need to act on the issue of climate change. Tonko pointed to skyrocketing costs and untold human suffering water scarcity imposes on the world, yet the global community continues to operative reactively rather than proactively. Water, Tonko said, cannot be replaced and must be protected to better quality of life across the nation and throughout the planet.

See below or click here to watch Rep. Tonko’ speech.  Click here for a full transcript.