Energy, National Security Intertwined?

Publication: The Free Press

Author: Robb Murray

07/15/2010 - At times, it seems, the ideas of supporting sustainable forms of energy and supporting our country’s national security seem pretty distant from each other.

But now a coalition of players from varying political persuasions are generating support for the idea that the two are undeniably intertwined.


At a semi-public forum Thursday at Minnesota State University — pulled together by the Pew Environment Group — former Republican Sen. John Warner of Virginia, local activist Leigh Pomeroy, civil rights attorney Ashwin Madia and St. Paul school teacher Alec Timmerman made the case that finding sustainable forms of energy can keep soldiers safer, improve our nation’s economy, and improve the country this generation passes on to the next.

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