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In a 2016 debate, Zephyr Teachout agreed that human activity contributes to climate change and said the federal government needs to stop subsidizing fossil fuel businesses and invest more in renewable sources (1). On her campaign website she stated, "The catastrophic risks posed by climate change are real, and unless we take immediate steps to steer ourselves onto a different course, we will keep exposing ourselves – and our most vulnerable citizens – to immense harm" (2).
1. "Faso, Teachout see nation in crisis", on Poughkeepsie Journal, by John Ferro, 2016-10-04. http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/news/local/2016/10/04/john-faso-zephyr-teachout-edit-board/91535568/
2. "Energy and The Environment", Zephyr Teachout for Congress, Issues, Accessed 2016-10-19. http://www.zephyrteachoutforcongress.com/issues/environment
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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?
On her campaign Issues page, Zephyr Teachout stated, "The catastrophic risks posed by climate change are real, and unless we take immediate steps to steer ourselves onto a different course, we will keep exposing ourselves – and our most vulnerable citizens – to immense harm". http://www.zephyrteachoutforcongress.com/issues/environment
In a 2016 debate, she agreed that human activity contributes to climate change and said the federal government needs to stop subsidizing fossil fuel businesses and invest more in renewable sources. http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/news/local/2016/10/04/john-faso-zephyr-teachout-edit-board/91535568/
2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?
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RT @billmckibben: One of the biggest days in 30 years of the climate fight: NYC announces it will divest giant pension fund and sue the oil…<a href="https://twitter.com/ZephyrTeachout/status/951132310547652608/status/ Wed Jan 10 16:43:08 +0000 2018</a>
5/5. And if Cuomo was serious about making NY the leader of the country in green energy, he'd call special election… https://t.co/fEuOihm94o<a href="https://twitter.com/ZephyrTeachout/status/948961587875983362/status/ Thu Jan 04 16:57:28 +0000 2018</a>
RT @KarenAnds: @NYGovCuomo What about supporting the NY Climate & Community Protection Act? A landmark climate bill that passed the Assembl…<a href="https://twitter.com/ZephyrTeachout/status/948385565883453440/status/ Wed Jan 03 02:48:33 +0000 2018</a>
RT @NYRenews: After .@NYGovCuomo announced fossil fuel divestment, @AGSchneiderman endorsed the next visionary step: invest in renewables…<a href="https://twitter.com/ZephyrTeachout/status/943855316839657474/status/ Thu Dec 21 14:46:58 +0000 2017</a>
100% clean energy and 100% of elected Democrats working as Democrats!
- fundthefuture #noIDCNY https://t.co/5VagKppPQJ<a href="https://twitter.com/ZephyrTeachout/status/940615495446945792/status/ Tue Dec 12 16:13:04 +0000 2017</a>
Dammit, can't you see that climate change is killing people, and more all the time! Stop fossil fuels, invest in renewables, please!<a href="https://twitter.com/ZephyrTeachout/status/902161542036193281/status/ Mon Aug 28 13:30:47 +0000 2017</a>
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