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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 tweets3
I look forward to serving on the @EnergyCommerce Communications & Technology Subcommittee. Thanks to @WaxmanClimate for his nomination.<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/383320816277921792/status/ Thu Sep 26 20:02:59 +0000 2013</a>
On Oct 1 the @NCLeg will shut down the biofuel center that has contributed to over 21,000 clean energy jobs in NC. http://t.co/VvlIrQk5Ln<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/382510256548352000/status/ Tue Sep 24 14:22:06 +0000 2013</a>
As a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, I look forward to the Committee holding a full hearing so that we learn what went wrong.<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/906258457476694021/status/ Fri Sep 08 20:50:28 +0000 2017</a>
Follow House Energy & Commerce Democrats here ---> @EnergyCommerce http://t.co/sPphzUwmc0<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/395577477591875585/status/ Wed Oct 30 15:46:35 +0000 2013</a>
Questioning HHS Secretary Sebelius during the House Energy & Commerce Committee hearing on the roll out of the... http://t.co/u71QbpdsYP<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/395569320878964736/status/ Wed Oct 30 15:14:10 +0000 2013</a>
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Turn now to @JansingCo on @MSNBC. I'm on at 10 AM to discuss the http://t.co/wND3rwFILa website & upcoming @EnergyCommerce hearings on ACA.<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/394824343026274305/status/ Mon Oct 28 13:53:53 +0000 2013</a>
Watch @JansingCo on MSNBC at 10 AM. We'll discuss the roll out of the healthcare website and the related @EnergyCommerce hearings.<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/394802605668319232/status/ Mon Oct 28 12:27:30 +0000 2013</a>
Great to join the Alliance to Save Energy this afternoon to discuss the importance of accelerating access to jobs i… https://t.co/tonef3fKSd<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/923596802254876673/status/ Thu Oct 26 17:06:51 +0000 2017</a>
RT @ToSaveEnergy: Keynote remarks from @GKButterfield: "We need to have a conversation about ... the good-paying clean energy jobs of the f…<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/923594033343188992/status/ Thu Oct 26 16:55:51 +0000 2017</a>
At the @EnergyCommerce Committee Hearing on #ACA implementation and @HealthCareGov.<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/393374537917530112/status/ Thu Oct 24 13:52:53 +0000 2013</a>
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RT @RepGeneGreen: .@SecretaryPerry will join us today to answer questions about his priorities for the Dept. of @ENERGY. WATCH: https://t…<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/918485878909161475/status/ Thu Oct 12 14:37:52 +0000 2017</a>
Currently at @EnergyCommerce markup on CHIP and Community Health Centers bills. Funding lapsed Saturday. Tune in. https://t.co/hIPJJ37VsX<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/915624620698595328/status/ Wed Oct 04 17:08:15 +0000 2017</a>
That's why I co-sponsored the Secure and Protect Americans' Data Act along w/ 8 of my @EnergyCommerce colleagues: https://t.co/GkfjV0NFKY<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/915581925372366848/status/ Wed Oct 04 14:18:36 +0000 2017</a>
@GOP @EnergyCommerce Now is the time for Congress to work together on CHIP. Nine million children and pregnant women depend on it.<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/915225574561452032/status/ Tue Oct 03 14:42:35 +0000 2017</a>
@GOP Looking forward to @EnergyCommerce markup on CHIP & community health centers this week.<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/915225265139314688/status/ Tue Oct 03 14:41:21 +0000 2017</a>
RT @NCPorts: NC ranks number 2 for best business climate! Just another reason to choose NC @edpnc @NCCommerce https://t.co/zF2Z6vf0ZZ
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Live video & transcript as I speak before the Nuclear Energy Assembly. Visit http://t.co/dZMgT4DD #NewEnergyFuture<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/205310078738370560/status/ Wed May 23 14:51:51 +0000 2012</a>
Speaking before the Nuclear Energy Assembly. Let's create jobs by investing in a new energy future! http://t.co/kaGTrZqg<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/204928559817560065/status/ Tue May 22 13:35:50 +0000 2012</a>
Speaking before the Nuclear Energy Assembly. Let's create jobs by investing in a #NewEnergyFuture http://t.co/kZoTvFoh<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/204927183091810304/status/ Tue May 22 13:30:23 +0000 2012</a>
Asking @FCC Chairman Wheeler about minority ownership in telecommunications. #diversity #ncpol @EnergyCommerce http://t.co/ncRq1m3H0d<a href="https://twitter.com/GKButterfield/status/468790862512926720/status/ Tue May 20 16:30:25 +0000 2014</a>
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