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Young Conservative group weighs in on how to reduce dependence on fossil fuels

Remember Sarah Palin’s energy policy? It basically consisted of three words: Drill Baby Drill. During the last presidential election, the GOP party platform included drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil...and saying no to the Kyoto Protocol, the international treaty on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But not all Republicans are in lockstep with those policies — including a group called Young Conservatives for Energy Reform (YCER). Some of them will be at this weekend’s Young Republicans National Convention here in Chicago to give people a sense of where they’re coming from on this issue. Michele Combs, founder of YCER, joins us to talk about about what the GOP and the nation need to do to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and move toward cleaner sources of energy. (Flickr/reynermedia)

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