Forum: Congressional Candidates Positions on Climate Change | Elections
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 Kansas 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.
Updated January 29, 2018
Senator Jerry Moran won reelection in 2016. He is against regulations designed to reduce greenhouse gases to curb global warming and climate change. He considers such measures to be part of a war on coal. Pat Roberts is the other senator in Kansas, who also is against efforts to solve climate change. Pat Roberts uses denial strategies such as turning the issue into a political blame game.U.S. House of Representatives
There's no question there's some global warming, but I'm not sure what it means. A lot of this is condescending elitism. - Pat Roberts
Kansas 1: Roger Marshall won the district with a stance against addressing climate change. He supports Trump's decision to leave the global Paris agreement on climate change.
It seems like every other week I see something new causing cancer and finding out later that it’s not true, so I’ve learned that you can never focus on just one study. Roger Marshall, on Climate Change
Kansas 2: Representing Kansas 2 in Congress is Lynn Jenkins, who made President Obama's list of climate change deniers who are blocking progress in Congress the issue. She is against efforts to address the issue in Congress.
Kansas 3: Kevin Yoder represents this district with a position against taking measures to reduce climate change.
Kansas 4: Ron Estes now holds the seat formerly occupied by Mike Pompeo. Ron Estes has been vocally supportive of Trump's decision to kill efforts to solve climate change. James Thompson is challenging for the seat in 2018 with a more favorable view on addressing climate change.
See also: Disinformation on Climate Change is Staggering
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