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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 tweets4
100,000+ people are gathered in NYC for #PeoplesClimate march! Post #Sandy we must do all we can to protect our planet and our communities.<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/513728290813906944/status/ Sun Sep 21 16:35:43 +0000 2014</a>
For info on food & water safety, and how to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning when using a generator go to: http://t.co/lW51xhly #NYC #Sandy<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/263433225563697153/status/ Wed Oct 31 00:12:29 +0000 2012</a>
Here are the Self-Certify steps from ConEd: Get your energy equipment inspected, cleaned, and repaired by a licensed contractor . . .<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/267776923042721792/status/ Sun Nov 11 23:52:48 +0000 2012</a>
Energy Dep. has est. a team to assist local authorities in their efforts to identify gas stations that are in need of emergency generators..<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/265199792664227841/status/ Sun Nov 04 21:12:12 +0000 2012</a>
President Trump withdrawing from the #ParisClimateAccord would further diminish U.S. leadership in the global community.<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/870000365365673984/status/ Wed May 31 19:33:45 +0000 2017</a>
As #Sandy recovery continues, report shows threats of climate change in US & key sectors of our economy http://t.co/J2Do8DdXgg #ActOnClimate<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/463740419327946752/status/ Tue May 06 18:01:46 +0000 2014</a>
A majority of Americans & climatologists know that climate change is a serious threat. Denial is not a solution.… https://t.co/mLwzTdad9e<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/847162908865892355/status/ Wed Mar 29 19:05:51 +0000 2017</a>
I welcome the debate in the Senate on energy, and hope it sets us on the path to relief at the gas pumps.<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/184385272736268288/status/ Mon Mar 26 21:04:09 +0000 2012</a>
Excited to be on @SHO_Network upcoming documentary w/ some of my colleagues re: Super Storm #Sandy and climate change http://t.co/rGhxiaeFVL<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/311998981267914752/status/ Thu Mar 14 00:35:28 +0000 2013</a>
President Trump is intent on empowering China #ParisClimateAgreement<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/870380923400880133/status/ Thu Jun 01 20:45:57 +0000 2017</a>
Had a great working lunch with Dept of Energy Secretary @ErnestMoniz and @HouseNewDems http://t.co/4IjC4A2T0Z<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/492041580845731840/status/ Wed Jul 23 20:20:29 +0000 2014</a>
Climate change is a fact, let's do all we can! #SOTU<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/428357849119330304/status/ Wed Jan 29 02:44:04 +0000 2014</a>
Let's protect the one planet we've got. #ClimateChange #SOTU<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/557733361767432195/status/ Wed Jan 21 02:56:10 +0000 2015</a>
Scientists at NASA, NOAA, the Pentagon all believe climate change poses a risk to our planet and national security. We must act. #SOTU<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/557733299150663682/status/ Wed Jan 21 02:55:55 +0000 2015</a>
#POTUSbudget moves us forward by investing in education and middle class, cancer cures, & continues to #ActOnClimate https://t.co/M20BCw4cU4<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/697153317730910208/status/ Tue Feb 09 20:21:18 +0000 2016</a>
A landmark climate agreement has been reached in Paris. Proud of US leadership & 200 other countries have committed to #ActOnClimate #COP21<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/675827997379837953/status/ Sun Dec 13 00:02:05 +0000 2015</a>
Happy #EarthDay2016- It’s historic w/ 190 govts supporting our planet & signing the Paris Climate Agreement today! https://t.co/j0JRPYANGp<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/723625137640189952/status/ Fri Apr 22 21:30:51 +0000 2016</a>
We each have the responsibility of taking care of our planet on #EarthDay and everyday. It's time to #ActOnClimate http://t.co/a83BfC0MFW<a href="https://twitter.com/GregoryMeeks/status/458711017405415424/status/ Tue Apr 22 20:56:43 +0000 2014</a>