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U.S. Sen. Edward Markey tells Northeastern students they are leaders in fight against global warming

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Senator Ed Markey delivers the keynote address during the Rising Tides Conference held in Curry Student Center Ballroom.

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey Friday told Northeastern University students 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.

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