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Andrew Rice on Environment

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Global warming is real; our quality of life is at risk

Oklahoma's farmers and sportsmen are firsthand witnesses to the impact of global warming on their crops and wildlife habitat. A survey conducted last year for the National Wildlife Federation showed that an overwhelming majority of hunters and fishermen agree with the consensus in the scientific community: global warming is real, it's accelerated by man-made carbon emissions, and it is already eroding their quality of life. Of those who responded to the poll, 73% described themselves as conservative on political issues. Because of our state's diverse wildlife and abundant agricultural resources, our quality of life is at great risk if nothing is done. Rather than standing as a stubborn obstacle to change, Oklahoma's US Senator should help his state by taking a leadership role in Congress to advocate for reduced carbon emissions and development of alternative, clean-burning energy technology.
Source: Campaign website, www.andrewforoklahoma.com, "Details" May 21, 2008

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Brad Henry
OK Senatorial:
James Inhofe
Tom Coburn


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Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
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Craig Thomas(R,WY)
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