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Will John McCain be the last Republican leader in the Senate to address climate change?

  • “He was just doing his job.”

When I asked a longtime staffer to Sen. John McCain why the senator battled to address climate change in the early 2000s, that was his answer.

  • Tim Profeta
  • The Conversation

A simple answer, but one essential to understanding how McCain led those early efforts to combat the challenge when no one else would step forward.

Cez 4dAlthough others had brought climate change as an issue to the Senate, McCain, a Republican, and democratic Sen. Joseph Lieberman were the first to bring climate legislation that aimed to reduce emissions.

That attempt was…

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