Congressional Republicans and Their Differing Views on Climate Change — PICTURES

Dec. 2, 2011, 5:20 a.m.

Re­pub­lic­ans in Con­gress do not hold a uni­fied po­s­i­tion on cli­mate change. Na­tion­al Journ­al in­ter­viewed 65 con­gres­sion­al Re­pub­lic­ans about their views. Twenty said they be­lieve cli­mate change is caus­ing the Earth to warm; 13 said that cli­mate change isn’t caus­ing the Earth to warm; and 21 said that they didn’t know, the sci­ence isn’t con­clus­ive, or they didn’t want to an­swer the ques­tion defin­it­ively.

Here is a sampling of their dif­fer­ing views on cli­mate change.