Forum: Congressional Candidates Positions on Climate Change | Elections
District of Columbia
Our top scientific institutions, the U.S. military, NASA, NOAA, leading companies in the oil industry (including Shell and British Petroleum), and nearly all 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 fossil fuels, and many leaders in Congress are also spreading disinformation for political reasons. 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. We've researched every district and made it easy for you to lookup your representatives' positions on climate. Enter an address in the form below to find your House representative.
Find Your Voter District and Congress Representatives' Positions on ClimateThere are 435 representatives in the U.S. House and 100 in the Senate. Enter an address to find your district's representatives and their positions on climate.
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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