Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District spoke today on the House floor regarding the need to take action to address climate change. Luján has joined with some of his Democratic colleagues to form the Safe Climate Caucus. Luján will be part of an effort to highlight the need for action that includes daily floor speeches by members of the caucus. Below are Luján’s remarks.
On February 15, 2013, Reps. Henry A. Waxman, Lois Capps, Doris Matsui, Emanuel Cleaver, and Jared Huffman, members of the Safe Climate Caucus, spoke on the House Floor to address the urgent need for action on climate change. The Caucus members have made a commitment to talk every day on the House Floor about the urgent need to address climate change.