CLEAN AIR, CLEAN ENERGY, AND A STABLE CLIMATE

Click the links below to read REP’s statements on these issues.

POLICY ON ENERGY AND CLIMATE

REP’s Energy and Climate Position Paper

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COMMENTS ON GOVERNMENT POLICIES

Global Climate Change: The time is now,  letter to President George W. Bush, written by REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso and signed by President Martha Marks, March 2001

Energy and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, letter to all Republican senators and representatives, written by REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso and signed by President Martha Marks, March 2001

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A SAMPLE OF REP’S “THANK YOUS” TO GOP ELECTED OFFICIALS

To Senator Ted Stevens for restoring EPA funding to federal budget, October 5, 2004

To 3 representatives for co-sponsoring legislation to raise fuel-efficiency standards, May 2001

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OP-EDS AND LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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SPEECHES

A conservative climate stewardship plan, REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso, at Pacific Northwest Carbon Pricing Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, May 2011

Drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Doesn’t Solve America’s Energy Problem, REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso, press conference on Mercer Island, Washington State, September 2005

Why cleaner cars make sense, REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso to the Washington Public Interest Group, Seattle, December 2004.

Puget Sound Conservatives, REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso to the Puget Sound Conservatives Association, Redmond, Washington, September 2004.

Global Warming: It’s real, so let’s gets serious, REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso to the Environmental Law Society, University of Chicago, October 2003

Just say NO! to the pork-barrel energy bill, REP President Martha Marks to the Minnesota Conservation Voters’ annual dinner, St. Paul, October 2003

Opportunities for states in a carbon-constrained world, REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso at the West Virginia Conference on the Environment, Charleston, West Virginia, October 2003.

Clean Energy: More than a personal virtue, REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso at REP’s annual conference, San Diego, California, September 2003

EPA’s role in addressing global warming, REP Policy Director Jim DiPeso at REP’s annual conference, San Diego, California, September 2003

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REP’S OWN PUBLICATIONS

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RECOMMENDED READING ON OTHER WEBSITES

It’s official: Solar is the cheapest energy in history, from Popular Mechanics

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Photo at top: Spectacular Capitol Reef National Park in Utah was blighted by oil, gas, and uranium extraction before being declared a national monument in 1937. (photo © Martha Marks)