The American Conservation Coalition’s Benji Backer writes on The Hill that conservatives cannot revert back to the party of “no” under Biden.
- In order to tackle climate change, conservatives must begin to offer solutions of our own.
- Conservatives have shown that we can promote free markets and lower emissions at the same time.
- In order to preserve our natural and economic prosperity, we must present solutions that empower entrepreneurs and maintain limited government.
“As conservatives, we must take the initiative to pull up a seat and demonstrate that we stand for something. We believe in anthropogenic climate change and we can address the environmental challenges we face without sacrificing fiscal conservatism or small government beliefs. During the 116th Congress, we proved this with increased engagement on energy innovation, natural solutions and even clean infrastructure. None of this is to say that the next four years will be easy or that policy victories will be won without a fight. But policy disputes will certainly be lost if we do not engage at all.”
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