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S.Res. 708 (115th): A resolution expressing the need for bold climate action in response to the release of the United Nations report entitled “Global Warming of 1.5 C, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty” and the Fourth National Climate Assessment report entitled “Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States” by the United States Global Change Research Program.


Cosponsors of S.Res. 708 (115th)

This resolution had 25 cosponsors — 25 Democrats — not including its sponsor.

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Sponsor/Cosponsor Joined/Withdrawn On Referred Committees*
D Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] Primary Sponsor
Environment and Public Works
D Carper, Thomas [D-DE] Nov 29, 2018
Environment and Public Works Chair
D Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD] Original Cosponsor
Environment and Public Works
D Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] Original Cosponsor
Environment and Public Works
D Markey, Edward “Ed” [D-MA] Original Cosponsor
Environment and Public Works
D Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] Original Cosponsor
Environment and Public Works

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* Based on current committee assignments. An original cosponsor was a cosponsor on the date the legislation was introduced. Other cosponsors are shown with the date they joined, or later withdrew.

The table above shows whether the sponsor and any cosponsors are members of any committees that the bill has been referred to, a key predictor of whether this resolution will move forward.

Cosponsorship of Other Relevant Legislators

The table below shows whether legislators on relevant committees or cosponsors of relevant bills are the sponsor or a cosponsor of this resolution.

Cosponsor? Legislator Committee Assignment(s), Bills Sponsored
Nov 29, 2018 D Carper, Thomas [D-DE]
Environment and Public Works Chair
No R Capito, Shelley [R-WV]
Environment and Public Works Ranking Member
Original Cosponsor D Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]
Environment and Public Works
Original Cosponsor D Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]
Environment and Public Works
No D Kelly, Mark [D-AZ]
Environment and Public Works
Original Cosponsor D Markey, Edward “Ed” [D-MA]
Environment and Public Works
Primary Sponsor D Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]
Environment and Public Works
No D Padilla, Alejandro “Alex” [D-CA]
Environment and Public Works
No D Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]
Environment and Public Works
Original Cosponsor D Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]
Environment and Public Works
No R Boozman, John [R-AR]
Environment and Public Works
No R Cramer, Kevin [R-ND]
Environment and Public Works
No R Ernst, Joni [R-IA]
Environment and Public Works
No R Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]
Environment and Public Works
No R Inhofe, James “Jim” [R-OK]
Environment and Public Works
No R Lummis, Cynthia [R-WY]
Environment and Public Works
No I Sanders, Bernard “Bernie” [I-VT]
Environment and Public Works
No R Shelby, Richard [R-AL]
Environment and Public Works
No R Sullivan, Dan [R-AK]
Environment and Public Works
No R Wicker, Roger [R-MS]
Environment and Public Works