MUST SEE VIDEO: Sen. Kerry Takes Strong Stand on Climate Change at Sec. of State Confirmation Hearing

Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), at his confirmation hearing for Secretary of State, took a strong position on climate change and the role of renewable energy in revitalizing the U.S. economy.
During the hearing, Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) suggested that environmental protection, including action on climate change, would hurt the U.S. economy, and he asked Sen. Kerry if he had specific thoughts on the issue.
Kerry responded:
The solution to climate change is energy policy. And, the opportunities of energy policy so vastly outweigh the downsides that you’re expressing concerns about … You want to do business and do it well in America, you have to get into the energy race … I would respectfully say to you that climate change is not something to be feared in response to—the steps to respond to—it’s to be feared if we don’t … I will be a passionate advocate on this not based on ideology but based on facts and science, and I hope to sit with all of you and convince you that this $6 trillion market is worth millions of American jobs and we better go after it.
Watch the video of Sen. Kerry at the Sec. of State confirmation hearing:
Visit EcoWatch’s CLIMATE CHANGE page for more related news on this topic.

MUST SEE VIDEO: Sen. Kerry Takes Strong Stand on Climate Change at Sec. of State Confirmation Hearing 

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