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Amy Klobuchar (US-Senate)

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Amy Klobuchar (US-Senate)
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First Name: Amy
Last Name: Klobuchar
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Gender: Female
Start Edit Date: 2017/10/02
End Edit Date: 2017/10/02
Office: US-Senate
State: Minnesota
Senate District: MN
Party: Democrat
2018 Campaign for:
Official Gov Site: http://klobuchar.senate.gov/
Additional Site: https://amyklobuchar.com/
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy_Klobuchar
Official Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/amyklobuchar
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/amyklobuchar
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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?

On her Senate site, Amy Klobuchar states “ I support a comprehensive approach that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote the development of energy efficient technologies and homegrown energy resources without burdening our farmers and small businesses.” https://www.klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/homegrown-energy-environment-natural-resources

In 2007, she gave a speech on global warming at the Humphrey Center, saying “There is now an irresistible scientific consensus that the earth is warming. Study after study demonstrates that global warming is real; that it is affecting us now.” https://www.klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/events-speeches-and-floor-statements?ID=EBACD40D-2594-4AB2-A480-7A4A3801AD56

2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?

She is a member of the Senate Climate Action Task Force. In 2014, she co-sponsored a resolution stating that “it is the sense of the Senate that global climate change is occurring and will continue to cause ongoing risks and challenges to the people and the Government of the United States.” https://www.klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/events-speeches-and-floor-statements?ID=F7ED00B3-0D69-4A2E-BECC-9749F789D206

3. What has the individual said about local and regional climate-related impacts and activities?

In 2007, she said “people in our state are growing ever more concerned. Minnesotans love being out in nature. This past winter I heard from ice fishermen, snowmobilers and cross-cross skiers who told me they personally observed the signs of global warming and climate change.” https://www.klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/events-speeches-and-floor-statements?ID=EBACD40D-2594-4AB2-A480-7A4A3801AD56

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Other relevant and significant information.

Petition against Trump administration's decision to exit Paris Agreement. http://action.amyklobuchar.com/p/salsa/web/common/public/signup?signup_page_KEY=11074

2008 Speech calling for Global Climate Action. https://www.klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/events-speeches-and-floor-statements?ID=4231C73B-72F0-423B-97F9-53530AE061F7