Louisiana's Climate Change Deniers

Meet Louisiana's climate change deniers.

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Apr 25 2017, 3:39pm

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Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA-01) 

Climate change denier

"While their global warming agenda continues to lose support, it's ironic that radical environmentalists are at it again, less than a month after NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), announced the Great Lakes had the most widespread ice coverage in over 35 years. Thirty years ago liberals were using global cooling to push new radical regulations. Then they shifted their focus to global warming in an effort to prop up wave after wave of job-killing regulations that are leading to skyrocketing food and energy costs."
[The Times-Picayune]

Call him: (985) 340-2185 | Email him

Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA-03) 

Climate change denier

"Louisiana's coast is eroding… but not because of oil companies."
[Captain Higgins Congress]

Call him: (337) 703-6105 | Email him

Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA-05) 

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: (318) 445-0818 | Email him

Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA-06) 

Climate change denier

"The climate's always changed."
[Mother Jones]

Call him: (225) 442-1731 | Email him

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

Climate change denier

"Global temperatures have not risen in 15 years."
[Washington Examiner]
Call him: (225) 929-7711 | Email him

Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA)

Poor climate change voting record

"The problem has to be addressed with market-based solutions rather than government. I support energy conservation, nuclear energy and encouraging technology to burn clean burning coal. I don't support a cap and trade policy. I don't support an energy tax. If it's such a swell idea, let China go first."
[The Advocate]

Call him: (337) 269-5980 | Email him