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Tue Feb 19, 2019, 12:51 PM

22. She has in the past.

 

Combating Climate Change. I support a comprehensive approach that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote the development of energy efficient technologies and homegrown energy resources without burdening our farmers and small businesses. As a member of the Senate Climate Action Taskforce, I am fighting to ensure that efforts to address the threat of climate change are a part of our nation’s energy and environmental policy. I have introduced and supported several bills that would reduce greenhouse gases and strongly supported the Paris climate agreement. I also led a Senate resolution recognizing that global climate change is occurring and will continue to pose ongoing risks and challenges to our country unless we take action. In January 2015, the Senate voted 98-1 in support of a resolution that states that climate change is real and not a hoax. As a former member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, I supported Cap and Trade as one solution and was the author of a renewable electricity standard as another. I have opposed Trump Administration nominees who deny the science of climate change.


https://www.klobuchar.senate.gov/public/homegrown-energy-environment-natural-resources

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke on the Senate floor about the need to immediately address climate change and move forward with clean energy and carbon reduction efforts. Her speech followed the publication of a report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which found that the immediate damage caused by climate change will be felt much sooner than originally predicted and outlined the dire consequences of continuing our current pace of greenhouse gas emissions. The study comes just months after the Administration announced their intention to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.


https://www.klobuchar.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2018/10/klobuchar-congress-needs-to-act-immediately-to-take-on-climate-change-and-move-forward-with-clean-energy-efforts

Amy Klobuchar Calls Climate Change A ‘Day One’ Priority In Presidential Town Hall

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/klobuchar-climate-change-cnn-town-hall-2020-democratic-candidate_n_5c6b7837e4b0e8eb46b91627

League of Conservation Voters Scorecard

http://scorecard.lcv.org/moc/amy-klobuchar

But in pure Klobuchar fashion, she has also called for increasing domestic fossil fuel production.

Still, I love her passion when talking about climate changed and she is very educated on the topic.

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