NH Nature Current New Hampshire Nature NoteNew Hampshire Nature Notes Nature - External Sites NH Fish and Game Becoming an Outdoors Woman in New Hampshire Rawge's Wildlife Biology Information Page NH Sunrise/Tides NH Wildlife Rehabilitators Kittery Trading Post Insider Weekly fishing Report Mountain Lions and Panthers NH Lake and Pond Depths NH Trout Stocking Schedules - Location and Dates Stocked NH Lakes and Ponds Open to Fishing All Year Merrimack River Current Fish Passage Report NH Shellfish Information NH Pheasant Stocking Sites New Hampshire Trapper Association News NH Moose Hunt Lottery Winners "Go Fish" "See Winnnipesauke Now" NH Wildlife NH Fishing NH Hunting Global Warming NH News Helpful Wildlife Links Home Page

Solving Problems with Nature - Naturally

ERIC P. ORFF
Certified Wildlife Biologist
Wildlife Author - Wildlife Lecturer - Wildlife Photographer
Non-Lethal Control of Bats since 1983
nhfishandwildlif@aol.com

NH Nature

New Hampshire Nature Notes by Eric Orff

Friday 06/06/2008 Climate Security Act Voted on Today

Senator Sununu Voted for Action on Climate Change,
While Senator Gregg Sided with Big Oil to Block Progress

EPSOM, NH (June 6) – Eric Orff released the following statement on behalf of the National Wildlife Federation regarding today’s unsuccessful effort in the U.S. Senate to overcome the stalling and filibuster tactics of those opposed to global warming legislation.

Senator Sununu voted in favor of action on the Climate Security Act (S. 3036), while Senator Gregg did not. Senator Gregg was not able to attend today’s vote, however he indicated in a statement that he would not have voted to end the filibuster.

“Senator Sununu should be commended for voting in favor of action on the Climate Security Act. He clearly has heard the concerns of New Hampshire’s citizens on the urgent need to address global warming.
“The Climate Security Act would have recharged New Hampshire economy by protecting and creating clean energy jobs and would have helped America break our addiction to oil.”
“Today, the Climate Security Act got the most support ever for a climate bill. Forty-eight Senators voted to move forward on global warming legislation, with another six Senators who couldn’t be at the vote today going the extra step to enter statements that they would have voted “yes.” In all, 54 Senators spoke up for the need to advance serious legislation on global warming.
“The National Wildlife Federation thanks Senator Sununu for joining the fight to confront global warming, jumpstart New Hampshire’s clean energy economy, and protect our children’s future.
“The National Wildlife Federation is disappointed that Senator Gregg supported efforts to block continued debate on the Climate Security Act. New Hampshire faces serious threats from global warming, and we encourage Senator Gregg to do everything possible to address this urgent problem.”


   

Previous Note

2008-05-29 Toads at full trill and lilacs in full bloom.

<<< read the note

Next Note

2008-06-12 More moose than antlers, a fishing streak and a heat wave breaks today.

read the note >>>

 

View all notes

 

< to top >