Official account for Senator Edward J. Markey. National leader on energy, environment, climate, telecom. Voice for consumer protection. https://t.co/nfYWzVp6R8
Methane has 80x more global warming potential than CO2 over 20 years, and emissions of this potent greenhouse gas continue to rise. I'm urging President Biden to include a specific methane reduction target in the NDC and the dialogue at the Leaders on Climate Summit this week.
Vice President Mondale was a rare statesman—equally at home fighting for civil rights and women's equality, protecting our rivers and natural environment, and representing us on the world stage with dignity. Extending my condolences to his family and his staff tonight.
Matching the scope and scale of the climate crisis means transforming our economy, creating millions of jobs, and delivering justice. The time is now. We're reintroducing the Green New Deal at 11AM ET and streaming it live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
Trump says there’s a war on coal iPhones weren't a war on rotary phones, they were a revolution The horseless carriage wasn’t a war on horses, it was a revolution The ice box wasn't a war on salted meats, it was a revolution #cleanenergy isn't a war on coal, it's a revolution
I will not take a meeting with Brett Kavanaugh. He has been nominated by someone implicated, and all but named as a co-conspirator, in federal crimes. His nomination is tainted and should be considered illegitimate.
Trump’s EPA just ended a key policy under the Clean Air Act. Here are a few of the pollutants you will be breathing more of as a result: Asbestos Arsenic Benzene Chloroform Cyanide Formaldehyde Lead Mercury If you're panicking about this, try to not take a deep breath.
At the ICE facility I visited, I met a woman from Mexico who has lived here for 18 years. She called 911 after her husband brutally beat her. They turned her over to immigration authorities. She now fears deportation. She has 3 kids. There should be no agency with this mission.
The new Congress needs to pass my legislation with @SenSanders to give people $2,000 every month.