Missouri's Climate Change Deniers

Meet Missouri's climate change deniers.

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Apr 25 2017, 3:42pm

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Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) 

Climate change denier

"The field of climate science is in its relative infancy and it appears that some within the public policy world have made dubious assessments of scientific information in order to further their own political agenda. Our policy response to this dilemma should not be based on inconsistent and unsound science or driven by the fear of a supposed catastrophe."
[Riverfront Times]

Call her: (636) 779-5449 | Email her

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO-03) 

Climate change denier

"In the same month the regulatory plan was released, the president also pledged to give $3 billion in taxpayer funds to the United Nations' Green Climate Fund. Not only does he want to pile on more regulations, but he wants to fund feel-good conferences and engage in questionable science with your dollars."
[US Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer]

Call her: (573) 635-7232 | Email him

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO-04) 

Climate change denier

"Enjoying another beautiful global warming day in Missouri! Rep. Skelton and the UN Summit need to quit their dist. of wealth for a hoax."
[Twitter]

Call her: (573) 442-9311 | Email her

Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO-06) 

Poor climate change voting record

Vowed to oppose all legislation pertaining to climate change "that includes a net increase in government revenue," by signing the No Climate Tax pledge in 2010.

Call him: (573) 221-3400 | Email him

Rep. Billy Long (R-MO-07) 

Poor climate change voting record

Voted in support of S.J. Res. 24, a "resolution of disapproval" under the Congressional Review Act that would nullify the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan—the first nation-wide limit on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, and key climate change policy.
[League of Conservation Voters]

Call him: (417) 781-1041 | Email him

Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO-08) 

Poor climate change voting record

Introduced an amendment to the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017 (H.R. 5538) that would eliminate funding for the Environmental Protection Agency's Air, Climate, and Energy Research Program—a research initiative that helps to support and inform climate change policies across the nation.

"The EPA uses the Air, Climate and Energy, ACE, program to advance research and regulations that are geared toward a climate change agenda."
[Congress]

Call him: (573) 756-9755 | Email him

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO)

Climate change denier

"There isn't any real science to say we are altering the climate path of the earth."
[Human Events]

Call him: (816) 471-7141 | Email him