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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 against 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 to limit the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2011/roll249.xml
In 2013, he voted to make it harder for Congress to put a price on carbon by voting 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
In 2015, as a member of Congress, he supported 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 tweets3
Voted to help pass "Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act" at 11pm last night.<a href="https://twitter.com/RepPeteKing/status/355332662833061889/status/ Thu Jul 11 14:28:03 +0000 2013</a>
Just voted for construction of #Keystone Pipeline. Passed House 266-153. Will increase energy supply & create jobs.<a href="https://twitter.com/RepPeteKing/status/553618193852682240/status/ Fri Jan 09 18:23:57 +0000 2015</a>
Earlier tonight on @FoxNews, I discussed Mayor de Blasio's role in the anti-NYPD climate in New York City: http://t.co/G5EltEnRwI<a href="https://twitter.com/RepPeteKing/status/547568394195992577/status/ Wed Dec 24 01:44:13 +0000 2014</a>
Good luck to @FHSDalers students participating in U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl Finals this weekend. #nationalsciencebowl<a href="https://twitter.com/RepPeteKing/status/593870091579727872/status/ Thu Apr 30 20:10:38 +0000 2015</a>