Our top scientific institutions, including the U.S. military, NASA, and NOAA all 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 Hawaii 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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Updated January 31, 2018 United States Senate
Brian Schatz, senator for Hawaii, is advocating for further efforts on climate change, and is considered proactive on the issue. Also representing Hawaii as senator is Mazie Hirono, who has the endorsement of pro-environment groups and is a supporter of efforts to address climate change.
United States House of Representatives
Representing Hawaii 1 in the House is Colleen Hanabusa, who has the endorsement of environmental groups and is considered progressive on climate change, but is retiring the seat to run for governor. Several candidates are lining up to run for the seat in 2018.
Tulsi Gabbard represents Hawaii 2, and is also progressive on the issue, consistently advocating for progress on climate change and noting the negative effects global warming is having on Hawaii.
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