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Darren Soto

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Darren Soto
First Name: Darren Michael
Last Name: Soto
Middle Name:
Nickname: Darren Soto
Gender:
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darren_Soto
Wikipedia section URL on climate (if any):
State: Florida
Office: House
House District: 9
Party: Democratic
Incumbent or Challenger:
House Official Site:
Senate Official Site:
Campaign Site: http://darrensoto.com/
Official Facebook:
Campaign Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DarrenSotoFlorida
Official Twitter:
Campaign Twitter: https://twitter.com/USRepDarrenSoto

Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

On his campaign site, Darren Soto states, "We’ve got to listen to the scientists: Climate change is real and it is caused by human activity. We need to take action now to turn the tide on climate change...Florida has more private property at risk from climate change than any other state. If we don’t do something to turn the tide, rising sea levels and intensified hurricanes will continue to threaten our economy and our well-being," (1.) In 2015, he signed a pledge stating "As a member of government, I will do everything in my power to treat climate change like the crisis it is," (2). In 2010-11, he co-sponsored amendments to create a renewable energy goal of 5% in 5 years (3).

1. Issue - Climate Change. http://darrensoto.com/issues/climate/ Accessed 2016-12-24

2. Issue Position: Clean Energy & Environment, Vote Smart, 2012-01-01. https://votesmart.org/public-statement/723687/issue-position-clean-energy-environment#.V3WOfnVTQfI

3. Darren Soto, The Climate Mobilisation. http://www.theclimatemobilization.org/16390

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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, he states, "We’ve got to listen to the scientists: Climate change is real and it is caused by human activity. We need to take action now to turn the tide on climate change." http://darrensoto.com/issues/climate/

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

In 2015, he signed a pledge stating "As a member of government, I will do everything in my power to treat climate change like the crisis it is." http://www.theclimatemobilization.org/16390. In 2010-11, he co-sponsored amendments to create a renewable energy goal of 5% in 5 years. https://votesmart.org/public-statement/723687/issue-position-clean-energy-environment#.V3WOfnVTQfI

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

On his campaign site, he states, "Florida has more private property at risk from climate change than any other state. If we don’t do something to turn the tide, rising sea levels and intensified hurricanes will continue to threaten our economy and our well-being." http://darrensoto.com/issues/climate/


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