Washington – U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission), and Co-Chairman Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following video today promoting international cooperation to address climate change and energy security.
Released on the eve of Monday’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, the video production includes U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), a member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, as well as experts Eileen Claussen, President of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, and Julian Wong and Andrew Light, scholars at the Center for American Progress, speaking about the urgent need for environmental cooperation.
The video is the latest addition to the Commission’s robust energy agenda which has included major speeches by the Co-Chairmen at international parliamentary meetings promoting transparency in the energy sector, strong multilateral dialogue, swift domestic legislative action, and international enforcement of emissions reductions agreements.