Watch A Clever Senator Smack Down Deniers With His Extraordinary Commentary

It's not uncommon for politicians to make "the jobs argument" against mitigating climate change. Their reasoning is that slowing our carbon emissions would be too costly for the economy. But what about the people whose jobs have already been affected by carbon? This senator does a darn good job of explaining the other jobs argument.

I embedded the video so that it stops after what I think is the most compelling part, but you should keep watching if you're into it. Here's how:

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Thanks to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) for these comments (and this video). Want to learn more about carbon and climate? We've got you covered.

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