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Forum: Congressional Candidates Positions on Climate Change | Elections

New Hampshire

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 New Hampshire 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 Climate

There 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.
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 denier, 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, falsely claims there is no consensus among scientists on climate change. He is standing against efforts to fight climate change.

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See also: Disinformation on Climate Change is Staggering

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