Jack Conway on Energy and the Environment

Last Updated : Jul 16, 2010

Summary

Jack Conway believes in man-made global warming. He has stated that overwhelming scientific evidence supports this conclusion. During the 2010 Senate primary, Attorney General Conway supported a cap-and-trade program, but now states that he would not support the program as proposed as it would increase the cost of energy. He opposes regulation of greenhouse gases by the EPA.

 

DailyKOS Questionnaire

In a DailyKOS questionnaire during the 2010 Senate primary, Attorney General Conway stated that he was against using the EPA to enforce greenhouse gas laws.

 

 

Courier-Journal

In a 2010 interview with the Courier-Journal, Jack Conway stated that global warming was real and that it was man-made and that he supported a cap and trade system as long as it did not increase the cost of energy.

 

Opposition to cap-and-trade

In an October 2009 interview with WKYT, Jack Conway stated that he opposed cap-and-trade as proposed as it would raise the cost of electricity.

Support for cap-and-trade

During the 2010 Senate primary race, Jack Conway stated that he supported the cap and trade legislation in the House, as reported by the Courier-journal in July 2009.

References

[1] Website: DailyKOS Article: Orange to Blue: Jack Conway, KY-Sen Author: Steve Singiser Accessed on: 07/15/2010

[2] Website: Jack Conway.org Article: WKYT: Conway voices opinion on cap and trade Author: NA Accessed on: 07/16/2010

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