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Document: 'Pragmatic' Democratic group touts gas as climate strategy

July 10, 2018
A “pragmatic” Democratic group is urging the party to more broadly embrace shale gas, nuclear and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology -- and to reject “extremist” environmental groups that criticize such efforts -- as part of a broader climate and energy platform that could help Democrats win in competitive parts of the country. The pitch is outlined in a paper released July 10 by Paul Bledsoe, a former Clinton White House climate official who is now a fellow with...

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