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As Governor of Ohio, Ted Strickland worked to pass renewable energy legislation he says “helped address the issue of climate change” (1). In 2013, he said “the debate on whether climate change exists is over…The debate now must be focused on how climate change is affecting our communities” (2). In 2015, he said “I believe climate change is a problem; we’ve got to transition” (3).
1. “Accomplishments”, Ted Strickland For Senate. Accessed 2016-09-07. http://www.tedstrickland.com/meet-ted/accomplishments
2. “Strickland, panel urge climate-change action”, in The Columbus Dispatch, by Oliver Ortega, 2013-08-07. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/08/07/strickland-panel-urge-climate-change-action.html
3. “Can a Democrat Still Win in Appalachia? Ted Strickland Is About to Find Out.”, in The Atlantic, by Andrea Drusch, 2015-09-27. http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/09/can-a-democrat-still-win-in-appalachia-ted-strickland-is-about-to-find-out/435231/
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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?
In 2013, Ted Strickland said, “The debate on whether climate change exists is over…The debate now must be focused on how climate change is affecting our communities.” http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/08/07/strickland-panel-urge-climate-change-action.html
In 2015, he said “I believe climate change is a problem; we’ve got to transition”. http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/09/can-a-democrat-still-win-in-appalachia-ted-strickland-is-about-to-find-out/435231/
2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?
In 2000, as a House member, he voted to protect the ability of government agencies to address climate change. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2000/roll323.xml https://www.congress.gov/amendment/106th-congress/house-amendment/902/text
His campaign website says, “I worked to pass an energy bill that set ambitious targets for renewable and advanced energy—by 2025, 25% of energy sold in Ohio must be from renewable or advanced energy sources. This standard created new industries, brought jobs to Ohio, and helped address the issue of climate change.” http://www.tedstrickland.com/meet-ted/accomplishments Accessed 2016-09-07
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