Forum: Congressional Candidates Positions on Climate Change | Elections
District of Columbia
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 District of Columbia 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.
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Washington, D.C. is represented by Eleanor Holmes Norton. She acknowledges climate science and is in favor of efforts to address climate change.
Climate change has exposed to country to the increasingly numerous and severe natural disasters that are occurring in areas never previously recorded,” Norton said. “We have a moral and civic obligation to be upfront with the American people about federal, state, and local unpreparedness for new and unanticipated disasters. - Eleanor Holmes Norton
See also: Disinformation on Climate Change is Staggering
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