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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 tweets6
Spoke with folks from @GrowthEnergy this AM about the importance of ethanol and the RFS to jobs & econo in Iowa! https://t.co/5z06jY5APa<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/778666255179997184/status/ Wed Sep 21 18:44:36 +0000 2016</a>
@iowafuel @GrowthEnergy thanks for the award. Great seeing you all tonight.<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/512001580192006144/status/ Tue Sep 16 22:14:23 +0000 2014</a>
Once again IA is # 1 in percentage of energy that comes from wind! It's about clean energy, jobs & rural communities https://t.co/xjvL8vo4Oj<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/791664377464233988/status/ Thu Oct 27 15:34:30 +0000 2016</a>
Always great to meet w folks from @AWEA to talk importance of PTC. Wind energy jobs help support rural IA #windworks http://t.co/OQdLyG1G2E<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/651839411106222080/status/ Wed Oct 07 19:20:00 +0000 2015</a>
Big congrats to the folks at the Pella Corp for being named a 2016 @ENERGYSTAR Partner of the Year! @Pella_News<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/714913610972180482/status/ Tue Mar 29 20:34:21 +0000 2016</a>
@SteveKingIA & I don’t agree on everything, but we know how important windenergy is 4 IA’s economy @IowaWindEnergy http://t.co/nOAZRQgmmr<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/316968701641490432/status/ Wed Mar 27 17:43:22 +0000 2013</a>
@SteveKingIA & I led 118 Reps calling to extend job-creating wind energy credit. Nearly 7k Iowans work in industry http://t.co/bqkqrDi1Tj<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/447050368137306112/status/ Fri Mar 21 16:41:28 +0000 2014</a>
Joined leaders from @Arsenal_Island & @honeywell to kickoff energy efficiency project.to cut RIA energy use by 1/3 http://t.co/RH8oX0aufB<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/446297490187231232/status/ Wed Mar 19 14:49:48 +0000 2014</a>
Congrats to Iowa for being the 1st (and only) state to generate more than 30% of its energy from wind! Wind power = cleaner energy & jobs<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/704711777133727744/status/ Tue Mar 01 16:55:55 +0000 2016</a>
I told #EPA to stand up to Big Oil and support renewable fuels! Have you? #RFSWorks http://t.co/tWS9M0Jcfq<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/623930538966040577/status/ Wed Jul 22 19:00:07 +0000 2015</a>
Pleased to discuss the importance of biofuels and renewables today at the #IRFA2016 Summit.@iowafuel https://t.co/7J1mW9vlx0<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/689580590291619840/status/ Tue Jan 19 22:49:59 +0000 2016</a>
Another great announcement from @MidAm_EnergyCo re: building 2 new wind farms in Iowa! #WindWorks https://t.co/2Z0MctmyzO<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/819980638791106560/status/ Fri Jan 13 18:53:13 +0000 2017</a>
@NREL study proves what Iowan's know- investments in wind and solar energy work; lower dependence on foreign oil https://t.co/k9FWGEpPhW<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/702548574039646209/status/ Wed Feb 24 17:40:07 +0000 2016</a>
Proud of @uiowa's commitment to using more renewable energy! https://t.co/hkUfTW4MZw<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/834509143818063872/status/ Wed Feb 22 21:04:18 +0000 2017</a>
Just intro'd Re-FUEL Act to invest in renewable fuel infrastructure. Will help increase consumer choice at the pump http://t.co/kNdmh5Pwyy<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/433662041434243072/status/ Wed Feb 12 18:01:02 +0000 2014</a>
Proud of Lee Maxwell from Wilton, IA and his invite to sit with @FLOTUS at #SOTU. Glad #POTUS to highlight wind energy. http://t.co/juX44rO2<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/301037824591933441/status/ Mon Feb 11 18:39:45 +0000 2013</a>
Very troubled by PEOTUS' choice for Sec of Energy and State. 2 more oil men who don't accept climate change as fact<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/808802928450555905/status/ Tue Dec 13 22:36:59 +0000 2016</a>
Someone who's in the pocket of big oil & believes the debate on climate change is “far from settled" is not qualified to serve as @EPA Admin<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/806615066510577666/status/ Wed Dec 07 21:43:12 +0000 2016</a>
Visited @vanwall's @JohnDeere dealership in Colfax. Learned about their business & how it's powered by wind energy http://t.co/qR4jbDxIf2<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/459036655504990209/status/ Wed Apr 23 18:30:42 +0000 2014</a>
#EarthDay gives us a chance to recognize Iowa's leadership in producing renewable energy like solar, wind & biofuels http://t.co/i8NTh5Kmko<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/458639161549799424/status/ Tue Apr 22 16:11:12 +0000 2014</a>
Today is 46th annual #EarthDay! Proud that IA is on the forefront of clean energy generation, creating 2.5 mil jobs https://t.co/uhUmmRiduA<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/723517751600513024/status/ Fri Apr 22 14:24:08 +0000 2016</a>
Thanks to @HawkeyeFootball great Tim Dwight & @e2org for dropping by to talk about the future of clean energy in IA https://t.co/3xDRF4qXsQ<a href="https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/722461900915806208/status/ Tue Apr 19 16:28:34 +0000 2016</a>
https://twitter.com/daveloebsack/status/588775460852609024/status/ Thu Apr 16 18:46:23 +0000 2015</a>