Forum: Congressional Candidates Positions on Climate Change | Elections
Our top scientific institutions, the U.S. military, NASA, NOAA, and other credible experts say pollution is causing our planet to get warmer. Still, false information designed to discredit climate science is actively promoted by organizations with ties to coal and oil. Many leaders in Congress are also spreading disinformation about the climate. While fossil fuel companies are generating enormous profits, we ultimately will bear the costs associated with extreme weather and rising sea levels. Representatives for Alaska in the United States Congress have an important role in supporting efforts to solve the issue. Find your representatives and their positions on climate by using the form below.
Find Your Voter District and Congress Representatives' Positions on ClimateEnter an address to find your House and Senate representatives.
Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is one of the few Republicans who acknowledge that climate change is real. She says she is supportive of efforts to curb the global warming problem. She has said
"It doesn’t make sense to argue about how much global warming is caused by man — whether it's 5% or 50%. The best approach is to have a no-regrets policy". - Lisa MurkowskiSenator Dan Sullivan of Alaska is also a denier of climate change, claiming there is no consensus on what is causing it.
Alaska's House representative, Rep. Don Young, represents Alaska by denying humans are causing climate change. He has called climate change a hoax.
See also: Disinformation on Climate Change is Staggering
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