July 30, 2016

Conservation is Conservative

Gov. Bush on the Environment

“Generally, I think as conservatives we should embrace innovation, embrace technology, embrace science. It’s the source of a lot more solutions than any government-imposed idea and sometimes I sense that we pull back from the embrace of these things. We shouldn’t. We’re the party that should be the party of discovery, the party of science, […]

The Important Conversation

Conservative writers Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner discuss the value of government in National Affairs. Please read this thought provoking article.

Governor Christie on Climate Change

In the heat of his re-election campaign, Governor Christie gave this answer at a recent debate: Governor Christie at gubernatorial debate

Political Polarization of the Environment: Who’s to blame?

Yale professor Paul Sabin wrote a thought provoking column last week in the Boston Globe about the decline of Republican environmentalism. While there is plenty of ‘blame’ to go around, he points out that environmental groups need to shoulder their share, too. “Environmentalists exacerbated the Republican shift away from environmental issues by allying forcefully with […]

Is the Barn Door Closed on the Farm Bill?

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Last week, ConservAmerica joined with several other conservative organizations to push to have the Farm Bill split into two separate pieces of legislation. One would deal with agricultural issues. The other would deal with public assistance (food stamps). For decades, an unusual urban-rural partnership of lawmakers scratched each others’ backs and continued to stack the […]

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Walks the Solar Talk

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

Arizona’s Republican Governor, Jan Brewer, discusses her support for solar energy, Arizona’s potential for solar, and the fact that she’s had solar panels on her own home since 1970. Read the full article here.

Yes, Conservatives can be Environmentalists

Old Glory waving in blue skies

Jonathan Adler, a law professor at Case Western University, authored a paper on a conservative approach to conservation. We’ve been at this for 18 years, and we welcome the company! Click Wonkblog to see a Washington Post interview with Professor Adler and a link to his 26 page paper.

Reagan’s Big Win for the Environment: 25 Years Ago Today

Reagan and US Flag

By Jim DiPeso, ConservAmerica Vice President-Policy Today is the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol, the most successful environmental treaty in world history. We have President Ronald Reagan to thank for what he rightfully called this “monumental achievement.” The Montreal Protocol phased out chemicals that deplete the upper atmosphere’s ozone layer, which […]

The American Spectator Q&A with Rob Sisson

The conservative monthly magazine, American Spectator

Click The American Spectator to read its interview with our president Rob Sisson. What questions would you like to ask Rob?

Sen. Scott Brown: Conservation is conservative video

Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA)