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‘The Three Climateers’: Hawaii’s Brian Schatz among new generation of Senate climate hawks

MATT MCCLAIN / WASHINGTON POST PHOTO
                                Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, at a hearing in 2021.
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MATT MCCLAIN / WASHINGTON POST PHOTO

Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, at a hearing in 2021.

JABIN BOTSFORD / WASHINGTON POST PHOTO
                                Democratic Sens. Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Joe Manchin of West Virginia conferred before a Senate vote in October.
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JABIN BOTSFORD / WASHINGTON POST PHOTO

Democratic Sens. Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Joe Manchin of West Virginia conferred before a Senate vote in October.

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2014
                                U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz joined U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., in his fight against climate change. In 2014 they organized an overnight talk-a-thon on the Senate floor and introduced a bill to tax carbon emissions. A binder containing climate change talking points and information sits on a desk before the meeting.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2014

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz joined U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., in his fight against climate change. In 2014 they organized an overnight talk-a-thon on the Senate floor and introduced a bill to tax carbon emissions. A binder containing climate change talking points and information sits on a desk before the meeting.

MATT MCCLAIN / WASHINGTON POST PHOTO
                                Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, at a hearing in 2021.
JABIN BOTSFORD / WASHINGTON POST PHOTO
                                Democratic Sens. Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Joe Manchin of West Virginia conferred before a Senate vote in October.
ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2014
                                U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz joined U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., in his fight against climate change. In 2014 they organized an overnight talk-a-thon on the Senate floor and introduced a bill to tax carbon emissions. A binder containing climate change talking points and information sits on a desk before the meeting.