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Bill Dodd (USA CA)
|Bill Dodd (USA CA)|
|Start Edit Date:||2017/01/26|
|End Edit Date:||2017/02/09|
|Office:||CA State Senator|
|Official Gov Site:||http://sd03.senate.ca.gov|
Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia
Bill Dodd believes that climate change is “a serious threat to our children and grandchildren” (1). He voted for SB 32: The California Global Warming Solutions Act, which established new California clean energy, clean air and greenhouse gas reduction goals for 2030, in 2016, though not in 2015 (2).
1. http://www.billdodd.com/issues/ Campaign website, accessed January 17, 2017.
2. Liam Dillion, “More than a dozen assembly members flipped their votes from last year to support climate change bill”, August 23, 2016, LA Times, http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-sac-essential-politics-updates-more-than-a-dozen-assemblymembers-1471987788-htmlstory.html
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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?
On his campaign site, Bill Dodd states that climate change is “a serious threat to our children and grandchildren” (http://www.billdodd.com/issues/. Accessed January 17, 2017).
2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?
Bill Dodd voted to extend the Global Warming Solutions Act as an State Assembly member. http://www.billdodd.com/issues/ He had voted against it in 2015 (Liam Dillion, “More than a dozen assembly members flipped their votes from last year to support climate change bill”, August 23, 2016, LA Times, http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-sac-essential-politics-updates-more-than-a-dozen-assemblymembers-1471987788-htmlstory.html)
Automatically Generated Legislative Actions
Bill Dodd stated on his campaign site, “I believe that climate change is a serious threat to our children and grandchildren. We must act now to both reduce climate pollutants and to adapt to environmental changes that are already underway, such as sea level rise, periodic drought, infestations of invasive species, and an increase in wildfires.” http://www.billdodd.com/issues/
Automatically captured tweets6
@ucdavis receives @CalEnergy grant to demonstrate technologies that save #water & #energy in wine processing. That's worth toasting.<a href="https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA/status/733152142626672640/status/ Thu May 19 04:27:46 +0000 2016</a>
@ucdavis receives @CalEnergy grant to study chemical compounds that can capture CO2 from power plants.<a href="https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA/status/733150936432959489/status/ Thu May 19 04:22:59 +0000 2016</a>
Incredible tour of DC Solar today in Benicia. Solar powered generators, lower cost and carbon footprint than... https://t.co/LTvhzMQYAs<a href="https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA/status/880857824170958848/status/ Fri Jun 30 18:37:25 +0000 2017</a>
@climateone @kqed Great discussion of vehicle electrification, greenhouse gas reduction, and innovation in transportation. Critical issues.<a href="https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA/status/687878542357434368/status/ Fri Jan 15 06:06:39 +0000 2016</a>
@kdeleon Thank you for leading the charge for our #cleanenergy future and helping create those 20,000+ new solar jobs.<a href="https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA/status/698024608025305088/status/ Fri Feb 12 06:03:29 +0000 2016</a>
@ilike_mike thanks for your endless energy & dedication to the people of Lake County. Great partnering with you to serve #Middletownstrong<a href="https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA/status/675828560309846016/status/ Sun Dec 13 00:04:19 +0000 2015</a>
@DavidPomerantz @EnergyandPolicy no you won't!<a href="https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA/status/805187894461616128/status/ Sat Dec 03 23:12:08 +0000 2016</a>
@CalEnergy oks grant for @ucdavis to look at ways to improve indoor air quality, ventilation during school retrofits.<a href="https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA/status/720829410220199937/status/ Fri Apr 15 04:21:38 +0000 2016</a>
Other relevant and significant information.
Bill Dodd was a Republican county supervisor before being elected to the Assembly in 2014. (Alexei Koseff. “Are Bill Dodd and Mariko Yamada headed for a November faceoff?” Sacramento Bee. May 28, 2016. http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article80450907.html )