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US Sen. Edward Markey tells Northeastern students they are Leaders in Fight against Global Warming

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey Friday told Northeastern University students, faculty and staff they are in the vanguard of a battle the planet cannot afford to lose—the fight against climate change.

Thanks to clean energy and climate investments—part of the Inflation Reduction Act signed in August—they now have plenty of ammunition, he said.

Global warming “poses an existential threat to people all around the world,” said Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, during an environmental justice conference at the Curry Student Center on Northeastern’s Boston campus.

The climate change legislation will accelerate efforts to restore environmental balance, he said, adding that the $369 billion in funds associated with it will unleash the technological genius of “the smartest young people in the country.”

“The leaders of that revolution are here in this school,” Markey said.

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