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Candidate Positions on Global warming

Read the full responses from candidates below. “Answer option” is the choice given in the quiz, and “Candidate’s position” shows the candidate’s response to MPR News.

Question: Which camp: Global warming or climate change?
Michael CumminsMichael Cummins ANSWER OPTION: There is always climate change, but there is no global warming.

Jim OberstarJim Oberstar ANSWER OPTION: I clearly recognize the global warming challenges that face our planet. To reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and to reduce greenhouse emissions, I support greater investment to promote renewable energy and alternative fuels. Clean, cost efficient, renewable sources such as wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, hydropower, and hydrogen must be emphasized. I also authored legislation to install solar technology in federal buildings and to institute energy savings measures in all federal buildings. I supported the significant increase in auto fuel economy (CAFE) standards to reduce greenhouse emissions. We must also restore U.S. leadership in the global warming issue and work collaboratively with other nations to alleviate global warming.