28 Senators Will Stay Up All Night Monday To Talk About Climate Change

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) speaks at the Capitol to announce the newly formed Senate Climate Change Task Force. Schatz and 27 other senators are taking over the Senate floor Monday night to talk about climate change. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

WASHINGTON — A group of 28 senators will take over the Senate floor on Monday evening for an all-night talk-a-thon on climate change.

The senators plan to start their climate-fest on Monday, March 10, after the last votes, and continue until around 9 a.m. on Tuesday. The senators are part of the Climate Action Task Force, which waslaunched in January.

The event, said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), is meant “to show the growing number of senators who are committed to working together to confront climate change.”

The number of participating senators has grown since the event was first announced several weeks ago. Now they’re up to 26 Democrats and two independents. The senators are also planning to tweet the event using the hashtag #Up4Climate.

The following senators are participating: Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Patty Murray, (D-Wash.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Barbara Boxer, (D-Calif.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Angus King (I-Maine), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.).

The Huffington Post will be covering the event live on Monday night.

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