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Oregon and Washington are blessed with an abundance of natural resources and are equipped with the bold vision to lead the country's energy revolution.
Outdoor pursuits will be among the first activities widely altered by climate change. And now, many of the $730 billion outdoor industry's largest companies are getting vocal about it.
By continuing to artificially subsidize fossil fuels, we undermine investments that will guarantee our energy dependence. It is time for our country to shift gears and direct our limited resources away from the fuels of the past and towards initiatives that will secure a clean and secure energy future.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is planning a high-risk, high-stakes strategy for bringing climate and energy legislation to the floor ahead of the August recess.
In order to start making real progress, we need an oil independence roadmap that sets aggressive, but realistic, targets for oil reduction and accompanies those targets with a comprehensive plan for meeting them.