Greening the Tea Party

There’s a new environmental awareness among Tea Party members in Texas who say that conservation is a conservative value. Carl Lindemann reports that some southern Tea Party members label themselves “green conservatives”, advocating that clean energy can work within the free market system, and help alleviate national security concerns.

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Editor's Note: The policy forum, "Getting Energy Right for Texas: A Fresh Conservative Take on Energy," was funded by the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation and the Texas Clean Energy Coalition. 






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