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Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing the future of the economy in Washington state and the country. Pacific Northwest scientists say climate change will negatively affect Washington’s agricultural products, harm salmon habitats, leave forests more vulnerable to fire and pine beetles, and hurt shellfish production among other serious detriments. Additionally, the impact of climate change on the world’s oceans could be just as threatening. - Maria Cantwell
If President Trump withdraws from the Paris Climate Accord, it would endanger our children’s health, their futures and the planet. This reckless decision would also harm the reputation of our country, jeopardizing our role as a global leader on combating climate change. - Suzan DelBene
Scientific reports are inconclusive at best on human culpability of global warming. - Cathy McMorris Rodgers
We all want to protect our environment and ensure we leave a better community for the next generation. The problem with the Paris Agreement is how it was done — without the approval of the American people or their elected representatives through a ratified treaty. I agree with this decision and look forward to future conversations about how we can have a stronger environment and a stronger economy. - Cathy McMorris Rodgers, on leaving the Paris climate agreement, 2017
Climate change is not only settled fact, it is a complex problem that requires global coordination. - Derek Kilmer
For too long, progress on climate change has been blocked by the largest fossil fuel companies and climate deniers. To take on those interests that profit from carbon emissions, we must build a stronger and more diverse movement that has the power to move public policy forward. - Pramila Jayapal
Climate change is real and we need to take immediate action. Dramatic, destructive weather systems and forest fires have grabbed the attention of our nation and the world, while the impacts of climate change run exponentially wider than that. - Dr. Kim Schrier website
Protecting our planet is one of our greatest challenges. Climate change continues to result in unpredictable and extreme temperatures, rising sea levels, and extreme weather, all of which threaten our environment and future generations. - Adam Smith
Climate change is one of the most serious long-term threats to our nation and the world. As Mayor, Marilyn committed Tacoma to the Paris Climate Accord and supported the creation of an Environmental Action Plan. - Marilyn Strickland website
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See also: Disinformation on Climate Change is Staggering
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