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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 4 Children: Levi, Heather, Carina, David
Birth Date: 09/08/1941
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Burlington, VT
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Global Warming/Energy and Environment
Aug. 21, 2014 Carbon
Aug. 13, 2014 Let's Stand Together
Aug. 5, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Environment
July 30, 2014 Sanders Backs EPA Curbs on Power Plant Pollution
July 23, 2014 The Debate is Over
July 9, 2014 The Huffington Post -Why We Need a Carbon Tax
June 23, 2014 A "Major Breakthrough' on Global Warming?
June 18, 2014 "The Future of Our Planet is in Doubt,' Sanders Warns as Panel Oks Tar Sands Pipeline
June 9, 2014 Executive Session
June 2, 2014 Sanders Welcomes Carbon Limits Much: More Needed to Curb Global Warming
June 2, 2014 EPA Proposes New Emissions Rule
May 14, 2014 Sander, Welch Bill Would give States More Say in Nuclear Plant Shutdowns
May 6, 2014 Congress Must Confront Global Warming Crisis
May 2, 2014 The Week in Review
April 22, 2014 Earth Day
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
March 31, 2014 U.N. Warning on Climate Change
March 11, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Keystone XL Pipeline
March 10, 2014 Sanders Statement on Climate Change All-Nighter
March 9, 2014 Sanders, Other Senators to Speak All Night in Wake-Up Call to Congress on Global Warming
Feb. 21, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 16, 2014 Network News Notices Climate Change
Jan. 31, 2014 Sanders Statement on Tar Sands Pipeline
Jan. 31, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.5 Million in Heating Assistance for VT
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Jan. 16, 2014 Cold Shoulder for Global Warming on Sunday TV
Jan. 14, 2014 Sanders Joins New Climate Action Task Force
Dec. 9, 2013 San Francisco Chronicle - Congress Should Put a Price on Carbon Pollution
Oct. 21, 2013 Global Warming is a Greater Threat than Al Qaeda
Oct. 17, 2013 Playboy - The Playboy Interview: Bernie Sanders
Oct. 11, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Sept. 27, 2013 Sanders Statement on U.N. Climate Change Report
Sept. 27, 2013 The Week in Review
Sept. 24, 2013 Hurting Middle Class
Sept. 20, 2013 A Step Forward on Global Warming
Sept. 20, 2013 This Week in Review
Sept. 20, 2013 Statement on EPA Power Plant Rules
Sept. 19, 2013 Confronting Realities
Aug. 23, 2013 Vermont Recovers from Irene
July 26, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Bachus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Taxes and the Environment
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Disaster Aid
July 17, 2013 Executive Session
June 27, 2013 Vermont Wild and Scenic Rivers Headline
June 25, 2013 Sanders Statement on Global Warming
April 21, 2013 Earth Day
March 1, 2013 Sanders Statement on Tar Sands Pipeline
Feb. 26, 2013 Sanders: United States Cannot Afford the Price of Doing Nothing on Global Warming
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Nuclear Regulator Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane - Nuclear Regulation
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