This wiki is a nonpartisan 501(c)3 project. Information comes from automatic research of public voting records and research by crowdsourcers and the wiki team. We intend for the information on its pages to be substantive, factual, objective, and fully sourced. As crowdsourcers review articles and consider adding information, please be aware that links to partisan ratings and analyses are permitted at Wikipedia but not here.
"M" is not in the list of possible values (Female, Male, Enby/nonbinary, Other) for this property.
|Wikipedia section URL on climate (if any):|
|Incumbent or Challenger:|
|House Official Site:|
|Senate Official Site:|
Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia
No Wikipedia draft summary has been added for this candidate.
1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?
2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?
Automatically Generated Congressional Votes
In 2009, as a member of the US House of Representatives, he voted for the American Clean Energy and Security Act HR 2454 (Waxman-Markey). https://www.congress.gov/bill/111th-congress/house-bill/2454
In 2011, he voted against limiting the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2011/roll249.xml
In 2013, he voted against making it harder for Congress to put a price on carbon by voting against a point of order opposing a carbon tax or a fee on carbon emissions. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll445.xml
In 2014, he voted for a House amendment calling on Congress to recognize that man-made carbon pollution contributes to climate change and that climate change has a wide range of negative effects. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2014/roll103.xml
In 2015, as a member of Congress he voted against HR 2042, The Ratepayer Protection Act, which would have prevented implementation of the Clean Power Plan. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2015/roll384.xml
Automatically captured tweets3
About to meet w Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan re: several issues including counter-terrorism, minority rights & energy security.<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/392768491763146752/status/ Tue Oct 22 21:44:40 +0000 2013</a>
Instead of focusing on jobs, the House GOP has wasted time this week debating controversial energy bills that will go nowhere.<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/403552457571049472/status/ Thu Nov 21 15:56:18 +0000 2013</a>
Congratulations @FrankPallone on your election as Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy & Commerce<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/535149148283342848/status/ Wed Nov 19 19:14:34 +0000 2014</a>
With Syria joining the Paris Climate Agreement, the United States is now the only nation in the world not acting to address climate change<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/928286765949046784/status/ Wed Nov 08 15:43:06 +0000 2017</a>
The future of energy unites the interests of every nation. @HFACDemocrats hearing on S. America underscored the imp… https://t.co/e8nDrwpHKs<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/864902144125685760/status/ Wed May 17 17:55:14 +0000 2017</a>
.@realDonaldTrump’s executive order to rollback climate policies will have dire consequences for future generations. https://t.co/tlb7cvRLxY<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/846834037767507968/status/ Tue Mar 28 21:19:02 +0000 2017</a>
#TrumpCuts eliminate LIHEAP which helps keep NJ families warm through energy cost assistance.<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/842436313055940608/status/ Thu Mar 16 18:04:03 +0000 2017</a>
Video of my floor speech on the need for us to focus on a clean energy economy http://bit.ly/alRNay #bp<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/17422234936/status/ Wed Jun 30 15:31:26 +0000 2010</a>
Debate on H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/2347697504/status/ Fri Jun 26 18:24:31 +0000 2009</a>
I met with NJ SEED to discuss transportation infrastructure, energy efficiency and environmental sustainability http://t.co/qaKmgbdnag<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/610880798535852034/status/ Tue Jun 16 18:45:06 +0000 2015</a>
Discussed wide-ranging issues such as taxes, energy, & finance that all affect the work @NAHB does in the home-building industry<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/875439179810787328/status/ Thu Jun 15 19:45:39 +0000 2017</a>
House passes FY2010 Energy and Water Appropriations bill http://bit.ly/oOQCX<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/2693458720/status/ Fri Jul 17 19:04:16 +0000 2009</a>
Just returned from a morning meeting w/the American Assoc. of Railroads- now headed to a hearing on reducing energy usage on our highways<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/1152259041/status/ Tue Jan 27 15:17:22 +0000 2009</a>
Learn about #LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program by visiting my website: http://t.co/JUJyWLjuQI #StayWarm<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/433721012102770689/status/ Wed Feb 12 21:55:22 +0000 2014</a>
LIHEP is the primary #federal program that helps low-income households, #veterans, and #seniors pay their energy bills during cold/hot mo.s<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/281154511580577792/status/ Tue Dec 18 21:50:33 +0000 2012</a>
I joined over 100 of my colleagues in requesting that the President prioritize Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program in his FY14 budget.<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/281151898160070657/status/ Tue Dec 18 21:40:10 +0000 2012</a>
On #EarthDay we recognize the achievements made towards reducing climate change with the signing of the #ParisAgreement<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/723586955481628672/status/ Fri Apr 22 18:59:08 +0000 2016</a>
In honor of #EarthDay, let’s stop the assault on climate change policies that protect our nation's future<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/855810389975724033/status/ Sat Apr 22 15:47:51 +0000 2017</a>
Earth Day is April 22nd. To participate in Earth Day 2013 visit http://t.co/5YNVCRJUMQ #faceofclimatechange.<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/326340873271013377/status/ Mon Apr 22 14:25:01 +0000 2013</a>
Wind is in. The House purchases wind energy to cover all electricity needs! #earthday<a href="https://twitter.com/RepSires/status/12523667574/status/ Tue Apr 20 15:57:56 +0000 2010</a>