By Eric Wolff
with help from Nick Juliano, Matt Daily, and Alex Guillén
“Participants [at Capitol Hill forum] warned that candidates risk alienating moderate swing voters if they reject climate science or oppose clean energy in the GOP primary. During a panel discussion among Republican pollsters, Glen Bolger of Public Opinion Strategies said candidates risk being perceived as ‘a dinosaur when it comes to energy policy’ if they ignore clean energy. Instead, he said they should tout jobs created by wind and solar development, reduced health care spending that comes with cleaner air and national security benefits tied to reduced dependence on foreign oil.” Pro’s Darren Goode has more from yesterday’s event put on by Young Conservatives for Energy Reform and the Christian Coalition.