ENVIRONMENT

Lindsey Graham Rebukes Fellow Republicans: "The Green Economy Is Coming"

Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) chastised his fellow Republicans Wednesday for refusing to deal with climate change and said they needed to see green legislation as something that could help business.

"I am no scientist, but I've ... seen the effects of a warming planet," he said in a press conference. "The green economy is coming. We can either follow or lead. And those countries who follow will pay a price. Those nations who lead in creating the new green economy for the world will make money."

"If you can't participate in solving a hard problem, why are you up here?" he asked.

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