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James Lankford

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James Lankford
First Name: James
Last Name: Lankford
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Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lankford
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State: Oklahoma
Office: Senate
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Party: Republican
Incumbent or Challenger: Incumbent
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Senate Official Site: https://www.lankford.senate.gov/
Campaign Site: http://jameslankford.com/
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SenatorLankford/
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Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/SenatorLankford
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Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

In 2011, as a Representative, James Lankford voted to limit the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (1, 2) In 2013, he voted for a point of order opposing a carbon tax or a fee on carbon emissions. (3) In 2014, he voted against 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. (4,5) As a Senator, in a series of roll call votes attached to debate about Keystone on January 21, 2015, he voted against Amendment 87 by Sen. Hoeven that climate change is real and human activity contributes to climate change (6), and against Amendment 58 by Sen. Schatz, that human activity "significantly" contributes to climate change. (7) In 2015, he voted against the Clean Power Plan. (8)

1. “Final Roll Call Votes for Roll Call 249”, Energy Tax Prevention Act 2011, 2011-04-07. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2011/roll249.xml

2. “H.R.910 - Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011”, Energy Tax Prevention Act Summary. https://www.congress.gov/bill/112th-congress/house-bill/910/

3. “Final Roll Call Votes for Roll Call 445”, Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act, 2013-08-02. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll445.xml

4. “Final Roll Call Votes for Roll Call 103” 2016-03-06. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2014/roll103.xml

5. “24 House Republicans Just Voted To Deny The Reality Of Climate Change”, ThinkProgress, 2014-01-28. https://thinkprogress.org/24-house-republicans-just-voted-to-deny-the-reality-of-climate-change-e3f66d07f897#.5ha4jdq7i

6. U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 114th Congress - 1st Session, Vote Number 11, 2015-01-21. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00011

7. U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 114th Congress - 1st Session, Vote Number 12, 2015-01-21. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00012

8. U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 114th Congress - 1st Session, Vote Number 307, 2015-11-17. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00307#top

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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?

In a series of roll call votes attached to debate about the Keystone XL pipeline on January 21, 2015, he voted against Amendment 87 by Sen. Hoeven that climate change is real and human activity contributes to climate change (http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00011), and against Amendment 58 by Sen. Schatz, that human activity "significantly" contributes to climate change (http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00012).

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

In 2011, he voted to limit the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2011/roll249.xml

https://www.congress.gov/bill/112th-congress/house-bill/910/

In 2013, he voted for 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 against 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

https://thinkprogress.org/24-house-republicans-just-voted-to-deny-the-reality-of-climate-change-e3f66d07f897#.5ha4jdq7i

On November 17, 2015, he voted against the Clean Power Plan. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00307#top

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

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