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Dem Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse blames Baby Boomers for climate ‘anxiety’ – ‘Our gift to younger generations…Nice work, boomers’

Our gift to younger generations: 59% percent of children and young people are very or extremely worried about climate change, according to a survey of 10,000 respondents across 10 countries in 2021.  Nice work, boomers. — Sheldon Whitehouse (@SenWhitehouse) February 19, 2024 Bloomberg News: Climate Change Is Fueling a New Type of Anxiety, Therapists Say Mental health […]

Watch: Heritage economist calls out Dem Sen. Whitehouse’s membership at alleged all-white beach club during hearing – ‘The Heritage Foundation is a club that anyone can join, not just white people’ Heritage Foundation economist Diana Furchtgott-Roth took a dig at Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse’s (D-R.I.) private beach club membership during a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, alluding to allegations that all the members of the ultra-exclusive Rhode Island club are white. The think tank scholar made the comment during a Senate Budget Committee hearing on fossil fuels, […]

Politico: Sunrise Movement warns of ‘a death sentence for our generation’ as Biden fails to enact climate agenda – Activists go full ‘public freakout mode’

  Subscription Required: Biden pitched a bold climate vision. He may be watching it die in Congress BY MICHAEL GRUNWALD President Joe Biden clearly wants to be a climate president. He’s set ambitious climate targets. He’s assembled a team of passionate climate wonks and activists . He’s announced a “whole of government approach” to the climate crisis, […]

Key Senate Dem Sen. Whitehouse fears climate is falling off the radar – ‘I’m now officially very anxious about climate legislation’ By Ben Geman, author of Generate Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), one of Capitol Hill’s most vocal members on climate change, went public on Monday about his fear that chances to enact major legislation on the topic are slipping away. Why it matters: His tweets reflect wider angst on the left that large clean energy and […]

Wash Post features Sen. Whitehouse dissing Obama’s ‘nothing’ climate legacy: ‘After 8 years, we were left with nothing. No statute, no regulation, no treaty’ – Paper warns Biden ‘won’t have a day to waste’ “Folks, we’re in a crisis,” Biden said Saturday in announcing a diverse team of advisers focused on the problem. “Just like we need a unified national response to covid-19, we need a unified national response to climate change. We need to meet this moment with the urgency it demands.” For Biden, the relentless […]

Axios Reporter Ignores Sen. Whitehouse Hypocrisy on Special Interests & connections to ‘dark money’ By Joseph Vazquez Axios must like propping up Democratic senators as crusaders against fossil fuel special interests while ignoring their own deep ties to special interests, including dark money. Axios climate change and energy reporter Amy Harder praised how Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) was “calling on the incoming Biden administration to have the Justice Department investigate organizations […]

Report: Sen. Whitehouse will be pushing Biden admin to put on investigations & ‘show trials’ of climate skeptics

"inside information that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) will be pushing the Biden administration, calling for prominent climate skeptics, & climate skeptical organizations to be put on investigations & “show trials” for daring to question the consensus" — Tom Nelson (@tan123) December 16, 2020 By Anthony Watts With the likely installation of a Biden […]

Sen Sheldon Whitehouse’s Climate Inquisition Continues – Threatening to prosecute skeptics for racketeering By Paul Driessen Five years ago, I suggested that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) behaves like Torquemada, using Inquisition-like tactics to harass “manmade climate crisis” skeptics and threatening to prosecute them for racketeering. Tomas de Torquemada was the Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition that interrogated, tortured, imprisoned and executed thousands for religious heresy. The senator […]

Sen. Whitehouse Threatens to Prosecute Climate Skeptics If Dems Take Senate By James Taylor U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) threatened climate realists with criminal prosecution in an interview with E&E News, published yesterday. Whitehouse said Democrats gaining control of the U.S. Senate would be key to launching investigations, hauling climate realists in front of Senate show trials, “or even potentially in grand juries.” E&E News reported […]

Media in horror: Claim skeptical ‘climate falsehoods reached millions on Facebook’ – Media claims ‘denialists’ are ‘microtargeting older white men more susceptible to climate disinformation’ Scott Waldman, E&E News reporter Climate denial groups have used Facebook to spread disinformation to millions of people in the lead-up to the 2020 elections, according to a new report. And they did it on the cheap. The report by InfluenceMap, a London-based nonprofit that tracks climate lobbying, highlighted 51 climate disinformation ads that […]