Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is starting to move the Hurricane Harvey conversation to climate change, urging people to focus on its “role…in this tragedy” after rescues are made.
Sanders tweeted Wednesday that while priority number one is to “make sure lives are saved in Houston,” the next move is to “understand the role that climate change has played in this tragedy.”
Our job today: make sure lives are saved in Houston. Our job tomorrow: understand the role that climate change has played in this tragedy.
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) August 30, 2017
Sen. Sanders isn’t the first person to turn attention to climate change and it’s possible role in the disaster. In fact, CNN and MSNBC beat him to the punch by a couple of days.
The cable networks began pushing claims that climate change makes storms stronger and more frequent on Monday night.[contentcards url=”http://dailycaller.com/2017/08/30/bernie-sanders-climate-change-played-a-role-in-harvey/” target=”_blank”]
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