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Already have tools to cleanly burn fossil fuels

She'd oppose any attempt at a massive government program to combat climate change. She said the climate is always changing, but she said she doesn't think it's caused by carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels. "It doesn't mean that you burn it so that you're making the air smoggy again," she added. "We've already got the tools to cleanly burn this stuff."
Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting on 2022 Oregon Senate race , Sep 28, 2020

Trees need CO2; I prefer a warmer earth

Renewable energy is not an area covered in the Constitution. If a state wants to pay that is fine. Otherwise it should be private investment dollars. Greenhouse gas emissions are buzz words & are open to interpretation. Those gases generally referred to as contributing to the ''greenhouse'' effect are naturally occurring such as CO2. Trees need the CO2. If they do not have CO2, the plants die. If plants die, we die. Plants give us oxygen in exchange. I prefer a warmer earth and so do most plants.
Source: Vote Smart Oregon Congressional 2018 NPAT , Nov 1, 2018

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