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Joaquin Castro (US-House)
|Joaquin Castro (US-House)|
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|2018 Campaign for:||US House, TX20|
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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 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 tweets7
RT @ChrisMurphyCT: Trump sides w Schumer/Pelosi once, world forgets he aligns w hardline GOP on immigration, climate, healthcare, taxes, sp…<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/906891768028856320/status/ Sun Sep 10 14:47:01 +0000 2017</a>
Texas energy is more than just oil & gas. https://t.co/eRSDI1QGOv<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/918981840492531712/status/ Fri Oct 13 23:28:39 +0000 2017</a>
“Worse global warming effects ahead for Texas, report says” http://t.co/ilBevLrIAV via @dallasnews<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/464039044033171456/status/ Wed May 07 13:48:24 +0000 2014</a>
By calling Mexicans "rapists" Donald Trump stokes a climate resentment, fear and prejudice against Hispanics. Stop.<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/611955636197195776/status/ Fri Jun 19 17:56:07 +0000 2015</a>
It was great to speak with @texashammond and others involved in the @AustinChamber about transportation, energy, immigration, and education.<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/742746733789208576/status/ Tue Jun 14 15:53:15 +0000 2016</a>
This morning I helped lead a Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on oil prices and energy security in the Americas: https://t.co/emcB3fVUKc<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/740994683694911488/status/ Thu Jun 09 19:51:14 +0000 2016</a>
Pres Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord is an abandonment of U.S. global… https://t.co/S0KwX31W7J<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/870405156172697602/status/ Thu Jun 01 22:22:15 +0000 2017</a>
(4) Energy is an incredibly important industry for Texas and the nation. So, for example, I sponsored the recent LNG export bill.<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/565941390132379648/status/ Thu Feb 12 18:31:56 +0000 2015</a>
.@EPAScottPruit asking if global warming is “necessarily a bad thing” is a direct denial of the facts & puts him at… https://t.co/9DhBVM6q4g<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/961635408579825664/status/ Thu Feb 08 16:18:42 +0000 2018</a>
RT @lukemetzger: Huge illegal release of pollution reported by Trans Pecos Pipeline, inc. 5.8 million lbs of climate destroying methane. Ca…<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/961268296778764289/status/ Wed Feb 07 15:59:56 +0000 2018</a>
The historic #ParisAgreement is a climate deal that will help protect our planet for generations to come. https://t.co/aMHs474rAY<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/675815420604063745/status/ Sat Dec 12 23:12:06 +0000 2015</a>
Solar and wind energy create good jobs for Texans and help keep our environment clean, benefitting both our economy and planet.<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/855792880945946628/status/ Sat Apr 22 14:38:17 +0000 2017</a>
San Antonio is ranked 8th in the country for solar energy production and is the top producing city in our state.<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/855792678310641665/status/ Sat Apr 22 14:37:29 +0000 2017</a>
Texas is the top wind energy producer in the country, generating more wind energy than the next three states combined.<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/855792513839443969/status/ Sat Apr 22 14:36:49 +0000 2017</a>
#EarthDay is a great occasion to celebrate Texas’ renewable energy leadership.<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/855792345010380801/status/ Sat Apr 22 14:36:09 +0000 2017</a>
Great news for #SanAntonio --> "@UTSA and @Microsoft establish sustainable energy research and development pact" http://t.co/qsoPtAqoau<a href="https://twitter.com/JoaquinCastrotx/status/456493107744235521/status/ Wed Apr 16 18:03:32 +0000 2014</a>