Energy Independence

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The Issue and Its Facts

From powering homes and businesses to transportation and industry, if we’re going to grow and create jobs, we have to have the energy to do it. Allowing the free market to work is critical meeting America’s energy needs.

Currently, the United States does not have a strategy to reliably create more energy. Instead, environmental interest groups believe that we should put climate change above economic development. They propose severe penalties and regulations that raise costs.

Which should come first?

Climate Change First

People are the problem. Because of irresponsible and greedy corporations, our fragile planet’s environment is at risk. From deforestation to suburban development and dangerously irresponsible manufacturing, people are not paying attention to the damage we are doing to our planet. The experts agree that humans are causing climate change.

Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. We have to stop all development – now. In the words of President Obama, “The best scientists in the world are all telling us that our activities are changing the climate, and if we do not act forcefully, we’ll continue to see rising oceans, longer, hotter heat waves, dangerous droughts and floods, and massive disruptions that can trigger greater migration, conflict, and hunger around the globe.”

Economic Development First

Innovation leads to progress, and requires a stable foundation of low barriers to entry – including abundant, cheap energy. A stable energy grid leads to a stronger economy and new inventions. Would we block third-world countries’ ability to build modern infrastructures to provide access to affordable and reliable energy?

The climate change hysteria is much ado about nothing. Every fear mongering claim made about global warming / climate change is based on faulty models that have repeatedly proven to be wrong. Global temperatures have actually been extraordinary level since the end of the 20th century. Stop the radical nonsense and let people who know how to produce and grow an economy get back to business.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container backgroundcolor=”” backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”left top” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”0px” bordercolor=”” borderstyle=”solid” paddingtop=”18px” paddingbottom=”9px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”cta-question” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]

Which America do you want for your children?

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