“Conservatives want clean water, clean air and a clean planet, just like everyone else. However, extreme environmental policies destroy jobs and damage the economy.
Changes in global temperatures are natural over long periods of time. So far, science has not shown that humans can affect permanent change to the earth’s temperature.”
“Liberals sometimes believe that conservatives don’t care as much about protecting the environment.
Liberals will argue that Industrial growth can harm the environment. They argue global warming is caused by an increased production of carbon dioxide. The U.S. is a major contributor to global warming because it produces 25% of the world’s carbon dioxide. The U.S. should enact laws to significantly reduce that amount and if it reduces some economic growth then so be it!”
Generally believe in personal responsibility, limited government, free markets, individual liberty, traditional American values and a strong national defense. Also believe the role of government should be to provide people the freedom necessary to pursue their own goals.
Conservative policies generally emphasize empowerment of the individual to solve problems.
Conservatives are often referred to as being on the RIGHT when put into a political spectrum.
Republicans are often viewed as more Conservative.
Generally believe in governmental action to achieve equal opportunity and equality for all, and that it is the duty of the government to reduce community issues and to protect civil liberties and individual and human rights. Also believe the role of the government should be to guarantee that no one is in need.
Liberal policies generally emphasize the need for the government to solve people’s problems.
Liberals are often referred to as being on the LEFT when put into a political spectrum.
Democrats are often viewed as more Liberal