Paul LePage.Photo: Paul LePage for Governor campaign7.  Paul LePage

Governor of Maine

Before: In 2006, as mayor of Waterville, Maine, he signed his city on to the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, committing to cut the city’s greenhouse gas emissions and push for broader climate action.

After: In September 2010, while running for governor, he said, “I don’t know [if] global warming is a myth or not. … I will say this: I do not believe in the Al Gore science.”

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