Monday, December 20, 2010

Sarah Palin on Environment, Energy & Climate Change

Energy & Oil (Full Quotes)

Cap-and-Trade is a Cap-and-Tax program. (Nov 2009)
Sues federal EPA for misusing Endangered Species Act. (Jan 2009)
Exxon & Conoco are not my biggest fan. (Oct 2008)
Nonsensical to leave domestic supply untapped. (Oct 2008)
First and foremost, we must become energy independent. (Sep 2008)
Energy is inherently linked to security and prosperity. (Sep 2008)
Produce more of our own oil & gas, for national security. (Sep 2008)
More pipelines; more nukes; more coal; more alternatives. (Sep 2008)
Resource rebate: suspend AK 8-cent fuel tax for one year. (Aug 2008)
Windfall oil profits tax prevents investment. (Aug 2008)
Lift moratorium on offshore drilling. (Jul 2008)
Exxon-Mobil should pay $507 million for Exxon Valdez spill. (Jul 2008)
Energy relief plan: $100 per person monthly, for oil & gas. (May 2008)
Fully fund the Petroleum Systems Integrity Office. (Feb 2008)
$250M for proven alternative energy, including wind & hydro. (Jan 2008)
Fund cellulosic biofuel research in Farm Bill. (Oct 2007)

ANWR & Alaska Energy (Full Quotes)

Goal of 50% of Alaska electric power from renewable sources. (Jan 2009)
Drill, baby, drill. (Oct 2008)
Crowning achievement: Alaska Gas Inducement Act. (Sep 2008)
Gasline Inducement Act: 1,715-mile natural gas pipeline. (Aug 2008)
Commercialize Alaska’s North Slope natural gas. (Aug 2008)
Agrees with Obama on more Alaska oil & gas production. (Aug 2008)
Convinced McCain to drill offshore; not yet on drilling ANWR. (Jul 2008)
Unlock ANWR. (Jun 2008)
Bush is right: drill ANWR & develop our own supplies. (Apr 2008)
Gas pipelines are approved if they meet Alaska’s needs. (Jan 2008)
Submitted legislation to build natural AGIA gas pipeline. (Mar 2007)
Get ANWR open. (Nov 2006)
Chaired the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. (Nov 2006)
Opposes natural gas reserves tax--it’s not earned income yet. (Oct 2006)

Global Warming (Full Quotes)

I do support capping carbon emissions. (Oct 2008)
Cyclical temperature changes affect climate change. (Oct 2008)
All-of-the-above approach to deal with climate change. (Oct 2008)
Global warming affects Alaska, but is not man-made. (Aug 2008)
Analyze potential costs associated with climate change. (Oct 2006)

Environment (Full Quotes)

Exxon Valdez spill was environmental & economic disaster. (Nov 2009)

20 years to recover Exxon Valdez damages for people of AK. (Nov 2009)
Opposed protections for salmon from mining contamination. (Aug 2008)
Sue US government to stop listing polar bear as endangered. (Aug 2008)
We must encourage timber, mining, drilling, & fishing. (Jan 2008)
Wolf predator control is important for subsistence hunters. (Sep 2007)
Feds shouldn’t list beluga whales as endangered. (Aug 2007)
Convince the rest of the nation to open ANWR. (Jan 2007)
Supports “Roads to Resources”: subsidized access to mines. (Oct 2006)
Don’t duplicate effort in monitoring cruise ship emissions. (Oct 2006)
Don’t amend AK constitution for rural subsistence fishing. (Oct 2006)


(On The Issues)

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