Unlikely Lobbyists: Hunters and Anglers Push for Action on Climate Bill

Unlikely Lobbyists: Hunters and Anglers Push for Action on Climate Bill

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hunters-fws-gov.jpgAn unlikely lobbying group is pressing the U.S. Senate to curb greenhouse gas emissions: American hunting and fishing groups, mostly Republicans, representing tens of millions of votes in the U.S. heartland that could help swing crucial votes as the Senate tries to pass legislation to cut carbon output.

“If you go out and hunt at the same time in the same season and the same place every year, then you understand the changes that are happening,” said Jeremy Symons, senior vice president for conservation at the National Wildlife Federation.

(Continue reading at Reuters)

Photo credit: Fish and Wildlife Service 

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