"I speak out on climate change each week because the cost of Congress' inaction is too high for our communities, our kids, and our futures."
As co-chair and co-founder of both the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change and the bipartisan Senate Oceans Caucus, Sheldon has taken an active role in protecting our environment. On this page, you can watch his "Time to Wake Up" speeches, keep up to date with his work on climate change, and share your feedback with Sheldon.
Time to Wake Up Videos
Time to Wake Up: A Castle Built on Sand (April 2, 2014)
#Up4Climate: National Security and Climate Change (March 18, 2014)
Time to Wake Up: Climate Change Threatens the Olympics (March 5, 2014)
Time to Wake Up: Republicans Outside of Congress Support Action on Climate Change (December 18, 2013)
Climate Change News
04/11/14- Sen. Whitehouse to Tour Effects of Climate Change Along Southeast Coast » 03/31/14- Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Latest IPCC Findings » 03/05/14- Sen. Whitehouse Taking Climate Push to Iowa » 03/03/14- Sen. Whitehouse Applauds EPA’s Final Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards » 02/26/14- Sen. Whitehouse to Chair EPW Subcommittee on Clean Air »
Climate Change Speeches
- Climate Change and National Security »
- Climate Change in the Heartland »
- Glacial Snowpack and Climate Change »
- Citizens United, Congressional Gridlock, and Climate Change »
- The Wilderness Warrior »
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