Veterans Voice Support for Climate Legislation in 1Sky-Organized Press Conference

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Veterans gathered and voiced their support for comprehensive climate legislation at a press conference 1Sky organized in Portland, Maine. Climate change is a national security issue, they said, and a few of them recently toured the country promoting clean energy as a matter of national security.

Andrew Campbell, a Portland resident and military veteran, thinks the dissaproval resolution introduced by Lisa Murkowski to block the Clean Air Act runs counter to initiatives by federal defense agencies. He said,

"I think it's a very poor bill from a Department of Defense standpoint because it's tantamount to saying that all these Senators don't believe climate change is an actual threat to our national security. This is coming at a time when the Department of Defense just rleased their quadrennial report saying that climate change is, indeed, a national security threat."

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