U.S. Senate Incumbents
|Name||Terms||State||Party||Position||Leadership||Position Score||Vote Score||Leadership Score||Carbon Fee||Carbon Fee Score||Climate Calculation||Sources||Support/Oppose Roe||Vote [Expanding Dirty and Dangerous Offshore Drilling]||Vote [Build Back Better Budget Resolution]||Vote [Eliminating Safeguards on Fossil Fuel Production]||Vote [Repealing Assault on Methane Pollution Safeguards]||Vote [Inflation Reduction Act]|
|Hassan, Maggie||1||New Hampshire||D||Senator Maggie Hassan understands the importance of climate action as a top priority issue. On the Senator's 'Natural Resources, Clean Energy & Climate Change' page, she states, “From the White Mountains to the Seacoast, to our pristine lakes and forests – New Hampshire’s natural resources are essential to our economy, our environment, and our way of life. I will continue to do everything in my power to take real action to combat the harmful impacts of climate change and to fight back against efforts to undermine critical environmental health and safety protections.” On this page it also states that "Senator Hassan believes that it is long past time to address the existential threat posed by climate change, and she will keep pushing Congress to take real action. The Senator supports bold initiatives, such as creating a national target of 50 percent clean and carbon-free electricity by 2030, as well as strengthening the clean energy sector and making buildings more energy efficient."||Senator Hassan understands the importance of climate action as a top priority issue. In a 2020 press release, Senator Hassan called for Facebook to stop the spread of climate change misinformation, stating, "Denial or misrepresentation of scientific facts regarding climate change puts millions of individuals’ lives at risk. The scientific consensus is clear: global warming and climate change are real, and they are caused by humans. Especially given Facebook’s massive reach, we urge you to review your current fact-checking procedures and reassess how climate change posts are reviewed.” Senator Hassan also makes prominent public statements on the issue. In a 2019 press release condemning President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, the Senator stated, "The President’s decision to move ahead with withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement threatens the long-term health and security of our people, our economy, and our planet. We need immediate and cooperative action across the globe to protect future generations from the worst impacts of climate change, which the President is making more difficult." The Senator makes climate change a top priority issue. Senator Hassan was an original co-sponsor of the Clean Energy Act (S. 3269), which aimed to put the United States on a path to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Senator Maggie Hassan has demonstrated leadership by advocating for climate action.||100||100||100||U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan opposes or votes against a U.S. fee on carbon. According to an article published on the 'Concord Monitor,' "both candidates oppose a carbon tax and and support the Environmental Protection Agency plan to cut carbon emissions." This quote is referring to Hassan when she was a Senate challenger running up against incumbent Ayotte in 2016. Senator Hassan was not in Congress to vote on S.Amdt.928 to (S.Con.Res.11), which would have established a deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect the United States from an energy tax.||25||81.25||https://www.hassan.senate.gov/about/priorities/natural-resources-clean-energy-and-climate-change https://www.hassan.senate.gov/news/press-releases/senator-hassan-leads-colleagues-in-calling-on-facebook-to-stop-spread-of-climate-change-disinformation-on-its-platform https://www.hassan.senate.gov/news/press-releases/shaheen-hassan-introduce-legislation-to-reduce-emissions-and-bolster-the-clean-energy-economy- https://www.hassan.senate.gov/news/press-releases/senator-hassan-statement-on-president-trump-moving-forward-with-withdrawal-from-the-paris-climate-agreement https://www.concordmonitor.com/Hassan-and-ayotte-differ-on-major-issues-in-us-senate-race-5730963 https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=114&session=1&vote=00103 https://www.hassan.senate.gov/news/press-releases/senator-hassan-underlines-the-dangerous-consequences-of-overturning-roe-v-wade||Supports Roe||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate|
U.S. Senate Challengers
|Name||State||Party||Position||Position Score||Carbon Fee||Carbon Fee Score||Climate Calculation||Sources||Support/Oppose Roe|
|Bolduc, Don||New Hampshire||R||Don Bolduc does not take a clear position on whether climate change is real and human-made, from burning fossil fuels.||25||Don Bolduc has no known or an inconsistent position on a U.S. fee on carbon.||50||28.75||https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2022/10/don-bolduc-calls-embryo-disposal-disgusting-practice||Opposes Roe|
U.S. House Incumbents
|Name||State||District||Party||Position||Position Score||Vote Score||Leadership||Leadership Score||Carbon Fee||Carbon Fee Score||Climate Calculation||Sources||Support/Oppose Roe||Votes [Attacking International Climate Collaboration (House Roll Call 27)]||Vote [Advancing Climate Action in the COMPETES Act (House Roll Call 18)]||Vote [Repealing Assault on Methane Pollution Safeguards (House Roll Call 185)]||Vote [Pro-Environment Funding Package (House Roll Call 247)]||Vote [Transformative Climate, Jobs, and Justice Investments (House Roll Call 385)]||Vote [Investing in Climate-Smart and Pro-Wildlife Infrastructure (House Roll Call 201)]||Vote [Inflation Reduction Act (HR 5376)]|
|Kuster, Ann||New Hampshire||2||D||Congresswoman Ann Kuster understands the importance of climate action as a top priority issue. In a 2019 press release the Congresswoman stated, "'Climate change poses a serious threat to our economy and environment in New Hampshire,' said Kuster. 'We must act aggressively to reduce carbon pollution so we can curb the most dangerous effects of climate change. As a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, I will work with my colleagues to advance policies that will put our country on the path towards a sustainable future that will ensure the wellbeing and prosperity of future generations.'"||100||100||Congresswoman Kuster has demonstrated leadership by advocating for climate action. In a 2019 press release announcing her co-sponsorship for the 100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 (H.R.5221), legislation that "sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy by no later than 2050," the Congresswoman stated, "Building a clean energy economy is a critical part of combating climate change, which is one of the most daunting challenges of our time...This legislation will put our country on the path towards a sustainable future, improve public health, and strengthen our economy while creating green jobs. The time to act on climate change is now." Rep. Kuster also makes prominent public statements on the issue. In a 2021 press release announcing the Congresswoman's support for climate action in Concord, she stated, "I’m proud to support the Build Back Better Act to make the most significant investment in climate change solutions in our country’s history. This legislation will reduce our carbon emissions, bolster community resilience, conserve our public lands, and save hardworking Americans money." Congresswoman Kuster makes climate change a top priority issue. She is a co-sponsor of the Climate Smart Ports Act (H.R.7024) legislation that "requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology that (1) is used at a port and produces zero exhaust emissions of certain pollutants and greenhouse gases, or (2) captures 100% of the exhaust emissions produced by an ocean-going vessel at berth."||100||Congresswoman Kuster publicly supports and advocates for a U.S. fee on carbon. The Congresswoman is a co-sponsor of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 2307). The rate begins at $15 per metric ton of CO2-e in 2021, increases by $10 each year, and is subject to further adjustments. The Congresswoman voted against a 2018 resolution by Rep. Steve Scalise that would have expressed the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy (H. Con. Res. 119).||100||100||https://kuster.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=1785 https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5221 https://kuster.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=2117 https://kuster.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=4131 https://kuster.house.gov/legislation/cosponsoredbills.htm https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/2307/cosponsors https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/115-2018/h363||Supports Roe||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate|
|Pappas, Chris||New Hampshire||1||D||Congressman Chris Pappas understands the importance of climate action as a top priority issue. On the Congressman's, 'Energy and Environment,' page, it states, "I believe it is critical that Congress develop and pass thoughtful, innovative solutions to the climate crisis before it’s too late to mitigate the worst effects of the catastrophic changes that are already upon us. We must act now to put our state and our nation on a pathway to a more sustainable future."||100||100||In a 2019 press release announcing his support for the Climate Action Now Act, he stated, "Climate change is an existential threat not only to our environment but also our economy, our national security, and our way of life...With rising sea levels and worsening storms, New Hampshire communities are already facing the very serious impacts of climate change and it is imperative we take action. The U.S. plays an outsized role in global emissions and it is critical that we reaffirm our international commitment to combat climate change. I will continue to fight for policies that support a robust clean energy economy and a more sustainable future.” However, his previous support for climate action does not mirror his current actions and view. According to a 2022 NH Journal article, "After years of calling climate change is “an existential threat” and voting to raise taxes on oil and gas companies, Pappas now says he supports increased fossil fuel production and an “all of the above” — oil, gas, and nuclear — energy policy." Congressman Chris Pappas does not oppose climate action.||25||Congressman Pappas has no known or an inconsistent position on a U.S. fee on carbon. During a 2019 interview with New Hampshire Public Radio, when asked about his support of a carbon tax, the Congressman stated, "We had a forum last night on CNN. But I think we do need a more robust debate around climate issues, including a proposal like a carbon tax. It's not an idea that I've signed on to at this point in time." Rep. Pappas was not in Congress to vote on a 2018 resolution by Rep. Steve Scalise that would have expressed the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy (H. Con. Res. 119).||50||68.75||https://pappas.house.gov/issues/energy https://pappas.house.gov/media/press-releases/congressman-pappas-co-sponsors-climate-action-now-act-stepping-us-commitment https://nhjournal.com/pappas-signed-no-fossil-fuel-money-pledge-took-money-from-nord-stream-lobbyist/ https://www.nhpr.org/post/conversation-1st-district-congressman-chris-pappas#stream/0 https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/115-2018/h363||Supports Roe||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate||Pro Climate|
U.S. House Challengers
|Name||State||District||Party||Position||Position Score||Carbon Fee||Carbon Fee Score||Climate Calculation||Sources||Support/Oppose Roe|
|Burns, Robert||New Hampshire||2||R||Robert Burns does not take a clear position on whether climate change is real and human-made, from burning fossil fuels.||25||Robert Burns has no known or an inconsistent position on a U.S. fee on carbon.||50||28.75||https://www.burns4nh.com/on-the-issues||Opposes Roe|
|Leavitt, Karoline||New Hampshire||1||R||Karoline Leavitt does not take a clear position on whether climate change is real and human-made, from burning fossil fuels. In a debate, she stated "Leavitt said she believes we face environmental challenges but opposes federal taxes to fight global warming, saying efforts can be made at the “state and local level.” She said she would support more domestic energy production from fossil fuels."||25||Karoline Leavitt has no known or an inconsistent position on a U.S. fee on carbon.||50||28.75||https://indepthnh.org/2022/10/20/pappas-and-leavitt-disagree-on-almost-everything-at-conway-debate/ https://www.karolineforcongress.com/let-s-fight||Opposes Roe|
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