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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
LIKE & SHARE if you think we've waited long enough to break ground on the Keystone Pipeline. Jobs and Energy... http://t.co/SpcpdJcMKr<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/337286006464188416/status/ Wed May 22 19:17:05 +0000 2013</a>
"LIKE" my Facebook page and let me know your thoughts on the energy crisis facing our nation! http://t.co/Sbz6LzWC<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/185690267825864704/status/ Fri Mar 30 11:29:44 +0000 2012</a>
The Keystone Pipeline offers us a prime opportunity to boost our energy security and strengthen the economy by creating 20,000 American jobs<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/177424932991537152/status/ Wed Mar 07 16:06:15 +0000 2012</a>
MYTH: Private Sector doing fine! 13 million out of work. Worst jobs climate since Great Depression. 40 months unemployment +8% #doingfine<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/211131733318443008/status/ Fri Jun 08 16:25:02 +0000 2012</a>
A shovel-ready project to boost America’s energy security while creating thousands of new American jobs #KeystoneXL #NoMoreExcuses<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/294471021828919296/status/ Thu Jan 24 15:45:37 +0000 2013</a>
Heading over to @mysuncoast to talk energy prices. What is the single most important action we should take to lower the cost at the pump?<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/174151741443538944/status/ Mon Feb 27 15:19:45 +0000 2012</a>
Do you support or oppose the construction of new nuclear energy plants in the US? Vote Here http://bit.ly/cK6OWW (PlzRT)<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/9680375572/status/ Fri Feb 26 14:41:51 +0000 2010</a>
Just back from my 4th town hall meeting of the yr... tremendous discussion on jobs, spending, energy prices...... http://t.co/JRJr1ygw<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/173483032584536064/status/ Sat Feb 25 19:02:32 +0000 2012</a>
In your view is the seriousness of global warming exaggerated, generally correct, or underestimated?Plz share your feedback<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/6504390319/status/ Wed Dec 09 18:32:51 +0000 2009</a>
Hosting a tele-town hall with folks back in the district ... Tremendous energy on tonight's call! http://t.co/AUmsGXjGCO<a href="https://twitter.com/VernBuchanan/status/326821941845573633/status/ Tue Apr 23 22:16:37 +0000 2013</a>