29 Aug '12, 9pm

5 Anti-Environment Directives in the GOP's New Platform

5 Anti-Environment Directives in the GOP's New Platform

The Republican Party just approved its 2012 platform at its national convention in Tampa, and predictably , it includes some decidedly anti-environment directives. So, I present to you a handful of the most notably reckless objectives the GOP has now enshrined into its official mission statement: Stop the EPA from addressing climate change From the GOP Platform's text : "We call on Congress to take quick action to prohibit the EPA from moving forward with new greenhouse gas regulations that will harm the nation’s economy and threaten millions of jobs over the next quarter century. The most powerful environmental policy is liberty, the central organizing principle of the American Republic and its people. Liberty alone fosters scientific inquiry, technological innovation, entrepreneurship, and information exchange. Liberty must remain the core energy behind America’s environ...

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