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Jason Kander

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Jason Kander
First Name: Jason
Last Name: Kander
Middle Name:
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Gender:
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Kander
Wikipedia section URL on climate (if any):
State: Missouri
Office: Senate
House District:
Party: Democratic
Incumbent or Challenger: Challenger
House Official Site:
Senate Official Site:
Campaign Site: http://jasonkander.com/
Official Facebook:
Campaign Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kanderformissouri
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/MissouriSOS
Campaign Twitter: https://twitter.com/JasonKander

Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

Jason Kander stated on his Senatorial campaign website that climate change is real and that “we have a moral obligation to address this challenge” (1). As a state legislator, in 2010 he voted against HCR 46, which would urge Missouri’s Congressional delegation to oppose the proposed cap-and-trade bill, HR 2454 (Waxman-Markey) (2). In 2011, he voted against HCR 42, which would urge Congress to prohibit the EPA from regulating greenhouse gas emissions and taking action on climate change. (3)

1. “PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT.” https://www.jasonkander.com/issues/protecting-our-environment/ Accessed 2016-09-06

2. Missouri House of Representatives, House Bill List, HCR 42, 2011-05-11. http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HCR42&year=2011&code=R

3. Missouri House of Representatives, House Bill List, HCR 46, 2010-05-14. http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills101/bills/HCR46.htm


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

Jason Kander’s campaign website states “he understands that climate change is a real consequence of human activity and we have a moral obligation to address this challenge. That means reducing carbon pollution and accelerating our transition to clean energy, not only to protect our planet, but also to ensure our national security.” https://www.jasonkander.com/issues/protecting-our-environment/ Accessed 2016-09-16.

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

In 2010, as a state legislator, he voted against HCR 46, which would urge the state's House delegation to oppose the proposed cap-and-trade bill, HR 2454 (Waxman-Markey). http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills101/bills/HCR46.htm

In 2011, he voted against HCR 42, which would urge Congress to prohibit the EPA from regulating greenhouse gas emissions and taking action on climate change.

http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HCR42&year=2011&code=R

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

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