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Robert Pittenger

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Robert Pittenger
First Name: Robert
Last Name: Pittenger
Middle Name:
Nickname:
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Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Pittenger
Wikipedia section URL on climate (if any): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Pittenger#Tenure_2
State: North Carolina
Office: House
House District: 9
Party: Republican
Incumbent or Challenger: Incumbent
House Official Site: https://pittenger.house.gov/
Senate Official Site:
Campaign Site: http://www.robertpittenger.com/
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/congressmanpittenger
Campaign Facebook:
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/reppittenger
Campaign Twitter:

Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

In 2007, Robert Pittenger said, ""We don't have the facts yet ... Those in my party understand that in some great measure this is a hoax" (1). In 2013, he voted for a concurrent resolution creating a point of order which would make it harder for Congress to put a price on carbon (2, 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). In 2015, he voted against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (6, 7, 8). (Hyperlink Clean Power Plan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clean_Power_Plan)

1. (Behind Paywall, This and additional sources already on Wikipedia) http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/citizen_times/access/1721457651.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Oct+25%2C+2007&author=JORDAN+SCHRADER&pub=Asheville+Citizen+-+Times&edition=&startpage=A.2&desc=GOP%27s+Thomas%3A+Green+is+good

2. VIS.org info: http://www.vis.org/toolbox/VoteDetail.aspx?vid=15863

3. Roll Call: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll445.xml

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

5. Roll Call: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2014/roll103.xml

6. News Link: http://www.utilitydive.com/news/measure-to-block-epa-clean-power-plan-passes-house/401376/

7. Bill Profile: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/2042

8. Roll call: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2015/roll384.xml

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

In 2007, Robert Pittenger said, ""We don't have the facts yet ... Those in my party understand that in some great measure this is a hoax".

http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/citizen_times/access/1721457651.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Oct+25%2C+2007&author=JORDAN+SCHRADER&pub=Asheville+Citizen+-+Times&edition=&startpage=A.2&desc=GOP%27s+Thomas%3A+Green+is+good

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

In 2013, he voted for a concurrent resolution creating a point of order which would make it harder for Congress to put a price on carbon.

VIS.org info: http://www.vis.org/toolbox/VoteDetail.aspx?vid=15863

Roll Call: 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.

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

Roll Call: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2014/roll103.xml

In 2015, he voted against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan.

News Link: http://www.utilitydive.com/news/measure-to-block-epa-clean-power-plan-passes-house/401376/

Bill Profile: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/2042

Roll call: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2015/roll384.xml

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

None found.


Other relevant and significant information.

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