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New Hampshire

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 New Hampshire 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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United States Senate
Updated February 3, 2018
Jeanne Shaheen represents New Hampshire by standing up for the environment and supporting efforts to address climate change. New Hampshire is already seeing the effects of climate change, which are predicted to get worse.  Maggie Hassan is New Hampshire's second senator. She is also supportive of efforts to address climate change.
The Trump administration has just squandered an historic opportunity to curb global emissions and protect future generations from the dangerous effects of climate change. - Jeanne Shaheen
How much more dire must reports get before this Administration comes to terms with the fact that global climate change caused by human activities is happening now and it poses a growing threat to our natural resources, our communities, and our economy in New Hampshire and across the globe? - Maggie Hassan

U.S. House of Representatives, New Hampshire

District 1: District 1 in New Hampshire is represented by Carol Shea-Porter. Conservation groups support her and she is an advocate for efforts on climate change. Frank Guinta, a climate change doubter, lost this seat in 2016.
I'm deeply disappointed by Governor Sununu’s decision not to join the bipartisan group of governors who remain committed to combating climate change, harnessing the economic promise of renewable energy, and defending their states’ international standing. It would be a serious mistake for New Hampshire to abandon our proud nonpartisan legacy as an environmental leader. - Carol Shea-Porter
District 2: Ann McLane Kuster represents district 2 in New Hampshire. She has the support of conservation groups and says she supports efforts to solve climate change. She will face a Republican challenger in 2018.
Chris Sununu, governor of New Hampshire, claims there is no consensus among scientists on climate change. He is standing against efforts to fight climate change.

Disclaimer: The statements and comments about representatives positions are the opinion of the writer. We try to include accurate information and base the representative and candidate positions on a variety of reliable sources. Sources include reputable reporting on candidates' past statements, campaign websites, press coverage of campaigns and representatives, votes in Congress on issues, and party affiliation. If you feel we are missing something, let us know. Please contact us to suggest a correction or request an update. Individual representatives and districts are updated periodically, but may at times become outdated. These statements are opinions related to how the U.S. Congress is responding to a national security and public health issue, but should be treated as opinions.

See also: Disinformation on Climate Change is Staggering

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