This is not just a lesson for our military. Not only does cutting our dependence on oil make us more secure, it invests hard earned American money back in to our economy.
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This weekend, we are proud of launching an innovative partnership that we think can help find new champions to join us in calling for breaking America's addiction to oil.
The United States is built on cheap energy. Today energy is no longer cheap and our consumption is out of control.
This week, the Pentagon called climate change a threat to national security that "may spark or exacerbate future conflicts." With this report, the Pentagon has put global warming on the geopolitical map.
There's a growing consensus that one of the best things we can do to enhance our national security is to get off fossil fuels and transition to clean, home-grown energy.
Obama made an important point, saying that while innovation and discovery have always been part of the American DNA, there is no guarantee that we will lead the world in clean energy.
I left home a week after my first child was born to serve my country honorably in Afghanistan, and Pennsylvania State Representative Deryl Metcalfe thinks I'm a traitor.
For 150 veterans assembled at the White House, the greatest immediate and long term threat to our national security is climate change and energy policy.
Displaced, vulnerable populations are a breeding ground for extremism and contribute to the instability and failure of states. Now, U.S generals say climate change acts as a "threat multiplier."
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