President Obama’s call for comprehensive climate and energy legislation during the State of the Union speech has the support of the American people, and I urge you to support it as well. It’s the right thing to do morally, and it has great side effects:

— Less dependence on fossil fuels and enhanced national security: A climate bill will cut our oil imports by 5 million barrels a day and reduce our one billion dollar-a-day imported oil habit.

— More innovation in our economy: A strong climate bill will help America’s large and small businesses to grow again – that’s why it has the support of 80 major companies and thousands of small businesses.

— More jobs, and more sustainable jobs: A strong climate bill would create 1.9 million new clean energy jobs through investments clean and safe energy sources.

— A healthier, safer environment for future generations.

I am counting on my senators to vocally and visibly express your support for the comprehensive climate and energy legislation that will achieve these goals and to reject proposals, like the “Dirty Air Act” proposed by Senator Murkowski (S.J. Res 26) which would undermine healthy air, clean energy and our national security.

Please, support comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation.  Visit for more information.