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Regulate greenhouse gases & encourage renewables

Climate Change: Believe that human activity is the major factor driving climate change? Should government regulate certain aspects of energy industry, such as limiting greenhouse gases?

Jones: Yes. Negative impacts on our planet and health have "not been in dispute for decades." We "must look to regulation and monitoring to slow changes."

Moore: No. Declines to state current position. Has previously said there is "little hard evidence that carbon emissions cause changes to the global climate," and "no constitutional authority for Congress to regulate carbon emissions." Believes limiting emissions would be a crushing economic blow.

Renewable Energy: Support government subsidies for renewable energy

Jones: Yes. Encouraging renewable energy creates jobs, makes us more energy independent; and reverses some negative climate change effects

Moore: Unclear. Foster development of nuclear, solar, wind, and fossil fuels; encourage coal mining and oil drilling; no clear position on subsidies.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on 2017 Alabama Senate race , Nov 1, 2017

Renewables will makes us energy independent

I want to be perfectly clear: I believe in science. The impact of unchecked fossil fuels on our planet and our health has not been in dispute for decades. Period. Clean air and clean water are not controversial. They are essential to our health, our prosperity, and our quality of life. We should be encouraging investment in renewable energy and conservation as ways to create new jobs and make ourselves energy independent.
Source: 2017-2018 Alabama Senate website DougJonesForSenate.com , Aug 17, 2017

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