The Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, led by Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Mike Braun, R-Ind., consists of an equal number or Republicans and Democrats.

Romney said it would serve as a starting point for discussion about potential solutions for dealing with climate change.

Addressing climate change will take significant private sector investments and a major global breakthrough in innovation and technology, he said. Congress, he said, should explore ways to incentivize the research, development and deployment of clean technologies…

In a speech at the conservative Sutherland Institute in August, Romney said that while he doesn’t subscribe to the Green New Deal, calling it “silliness,” he is one of the few Republicans who he said believes in climate change and global warming, and that human activity is a significant contributor.