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John Isakson

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John Isakson
First Name: John
Last Name: Isakson
Middle Name:
Nickname: Johnny
Gender:
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Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Isakson
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State: Georgia
Office: Senate
House District:
Party: Republican
Incumbent or Challenger: Incumbent
House Official Site:
Senate Official Site: http://www.isakson.senate.gov/public/
Campaign Site: http://johnnyisakson.com/
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/isakson
Campaign Facebook:
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/SenatorIsakson
Campaign Twitter:

Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

In 2011, Johnny Isakson voted to limit the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions (1). In 2013, he voted for a point of order opposing a carbon tax or a fee on carbon emissions (2). 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 (3), and against Amendment 58 by Sen. Schatz, that human activity "significantly" contributes to climate change (4). In 2015, he voted against the Clean Power Plan (5).

1. U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 112th Congress - 1st Session, Vote Number 54, 2011-04-06. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=112&session=1&vote=00054

2. U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 113th Congress - 1st Session, Vote Number 59, 2013-03-22. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=1&vote=00059

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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, Johnny Isakson voted against Amendment 87 by Sen. Hoeven that climate change is real and human activity contributes to climate change, and against Amendment 58 by Sen. Schatz, that human activity "significantly" contributes to climate change (2). 1. 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

2. 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

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. U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 112th Congress - 1st Session, Vote Number 54, 2011-04-06. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=112&session=1&vote=00054

In 2013, he voted for a point of order opposing a carbon tax or a fee on carbon emissions. U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 113th Congress - 1st Session, Vote Number 59, 2013-03-22. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=1&vote=00059

In 2015, he voted against the Clean Power Plan. 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

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

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