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Corey Stewart on Energy & Oil

 

 


Theory of man-made climate change is a hoax

Q: Consider climate change a critical issue? Limit or tax production of greenhouse gases?

Tim Kaine (D): Yes. Climate change imperils our planet's future & threatens our economy. Need to regulate greenhouse gases. Paris Climate Accord withdrawal will make it harder to deal with climate change at home.

Corey Stewart (R): No. "Theory of man-made Climate change is a hoax." Climate is changing, but "I don't believe that man is the primary cause & I don't believe that man can change that." Believes climate accord regulations are "nonsensical."

Q: Should government support renewable energy?

Tim Kaine (D): Yes. Has supported renewable energy subsidies. Also supported a VA coal plant as governor. In 2013 supported off-shore drilling, which now opposes.

Corey Stewart (R): Opposed Governor McAuliffe's renewable energy initiatives. Says backs all US energy development "including nuclear, solar, wind & fossil fuels."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Virginia Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

No greenhouse gas regulation; no renewables support

Q: Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?

A: No.

Q: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?

A: No.

Source: VoteSmart Virginia 2018 Political Courage Test , Jul 4, 2018

Climate accord regulations are nonsensical

Trump "is rolling back nonsensical regulations, including the Paris climate accord which I think was a real damaging regulation on American businesses. It did not have the same level of restriction on India and China, and so we were at a competitive disadvantage, and I think we've seen the results over the past several years where so many businesses are moving to China, to India, and many people have lost their jobs because of it."
Source: WVTF on 2018 Virginia Senatorial race , Jun 6, 2017

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