Time to Wake Up: Hurricane Sandy Anniversary
October 29, 2013 - Senator Whitehouse delivered his 48th "Time to Wake Up" speech on the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. In Sheldon's words, "To be sure, we cannot say that this devastating storm was specifically caused by climate change. However, Sandy showed the many ways we are vulnerable to the undeniable effects of climate change, like rising sea levels and warming oceans—effects that can in turn load the dice for more damaging storms." Read the full transcript of Sheldon's speech here.