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Put conservatives back into conservation

Representatives Kevin McCarthy, Bruce Westerman, Dan Newhouse, and ACC’s Benji Backer write on The Washington Examiner that it’s time to put conservatives back into conservation.

The C3 Take
  • As conservatives, we believe that environmental stewardship and conservation are both conservative principles.
  • While the Left’s approach to the issues of climate and energy are usually mandates and bans, we believe in limited government and the power of the free-market.
  • Conservatives can continue to win on this issue by favoring an “all of the above energy approach,” and by unlocking barriers that impede innovation.

“We all care about the environment; after all, this is our home and the world we will pass down to our children and grandchildren. Where we differ is how to steward the resources we’ve been given. As conservatives, we believe stewardship means using our resources wisely.”

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The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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