Time to wake up!

 

Since April 2012, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has been speaking on the floor of the US Senate about climate change issues every week the U.S Senate is in session. He refers to these series of speeches as “Time To Wake Up.” They will be posted here as they are made public.

Time To Wake Up speeches (click on speech titles to view the video.)

2018

April 10, 2018 – Climate Denial (25:50)
March 21, 2018 – Climate Progress
(18:44)
March 13, 2018 – 200 ((24:29)
March 9, 2018 – Retrospective
(21:10)
February 28, 2018 – American Petroleum Institute
(23:54)
February 14, 2018 – National Association of Manufacturers
(22:26)
February 8, 2018 – U.S. Chamber
(15:55)
January 29, 2018 – Out of Breath-Out of Time
(16:10)
January 29, 2018 – GOP Criticism of Pruitt
(12:43)
January 18, 2018 – Oh Looky Here’s the Murray Plan
(20:12)
January 10, 2018 – DoD Defense Report-SLR-Drilling
(13:41)
January 3, 2018 – 2017 Year in Review 
(19:34)

2017

December 21, 2017 – CAFE (16:01)
December 6, 2017 – Eroding Shorelines and Confidence in Congress
(19:00)
November 30, 2017 – Storms of Change are Brewing
(18:46)
November 21, 2017 – Read your own Climate Report
(17:34)
November 11, 2017 – Discounting Future Generations
(19:24)
November 3, 2017 – CPP Repeals and Court Remedies for Pruitt
 (17:03)
October 25, 2017 – EPA Nominees Show Blantant Disregard for Public Health and Safety (19:06)
October 17, 2017 – Industry Attribution to the Social Cost of Carbon
 (17:36)
October 7, 2017 – Our Oceans (16:11)
September 27, 2017 – Rhode Island’s Teachers Teach Climate Change and the Dishonest Heartland Institute
(18:21)
September 19, 2017 – The Social Cost of Carbon
 (21:01)
September 13, 2017 – National Security Implications (19:03)
September 8, 2017 – While we were out (43:15)
August 7, 2017 – Legitimacy is their goal
 (27:04)
July
27, 2017 – The American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act of 2017 (15:31)
July, 20, 2017 – The Chamber’s Untenable Climate Position (13:45)
July 13, 2017 – CCUS, Carbon Fee, and Miners (15:07)
June 28, 2017 – Climate Change Affects Public Health (13:52)
June 21, 2017 – Dark Money and Fake News
(16:03)
June 13, 2017 –
Fall is Coming
(10:51)
June 8, 2017 – May Day Parade (17:11)
May 23, 2017 – Engine for Pruitt’s Advancement (18:05)
May 17, 2017 – Climate Denial was the Original Fake News (10:06)
May 11, 2017 – RI Archipelago (21:58)
April 27, 2017 – Climate Change and Agriculture (15:53)
April 6, 2017 – President Trump’s Climate Executive Order and Polling (19:41)
March 29, 2017 – The Increasingly Extinct Glaciers (24:19)
March 20, 2017 – The Effects of Climate Change on our National Security (11:03)
March 3, 2017 – Financial Effects of Climate Change (16:17)
January 11, 2017 – 2016 Recapitulation (14:20)
January 6, 2017 – Climate Road Trips (16:42)