At symposium, Van Hollen stresses support for scientists, seriousness of climate change

COLUMBIA, Maryland — Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday stressed the urgency of understanding climate change and dismissed Trump administration efforts to ban the term as “all nonsense.” The Democrat, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, told the…

Congressional Democrats vow to keep U.S. in the fight against carbon emissions

The United States is the only member of the United Nations to reject the Paris Climate Agreement. Congressional democrats, including Maryland Senator Ben Cardin and Congressman Steny Hoyer, say this could not only be detrimental to the planet, but to America’s economy and national security, too.