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I hope you will find my website a helpful to place to read key news about the issues I care about: protecting the environment, preserving an inclusive Republican Party, and promoting strong relationships with other nations. From this site you can read my opinion pieces from various publications throughout the world, and connect with the organizations with which I am involved. You can also get contact information for scheduling or media requests. I hope it will give you food for thought about what we as a nation need to be doing on these very important issues.

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Statement by Governor Whitman on the passing of Kathy Crotti

“Kathy Crotti was always the loyal opposition, someone who truly cared about making government work. We may have been from different parties, but I always very much appreciated her presence when she was working with the legislature. I know she will be missed by all who knew and worked with her.”

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Statement by Governor Christine Todd Whitman on the passing of Elsie Hillman

“Elsie Hillman was classy and caring, but didn’t suffer fools gladly. She represents what is best about the Republican party. Elsie was a good friend to my family, and my prayers are with her family in this sad time.”

25 of the Most Powerful Voices on Climate Change Brought to You by The Weather Channel

By Anastasia Pantsios
Eco Watch
June 10, 2015

Some very prominent voices have gotten a lot of media attention for their comments on climate change, including President Obama and Pope Francis. And there are people within the scientific community who have been speaking out for years, providing us with information and thoughtful insights.

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Whitman visits East Tennessee to promote nuclear energy

By MJ Slaby
Knoxville News-Sentinel
April 30, 2015

Christine Todd Whitman, co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition, knows most people don’t think about nuclear energy as much as she does.

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The Reactors That Will Revolutionize Nuclear Energy

By Christine Todd Whitman
The Wall Street Journal
April 29, 2015

CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN: We’re at a turning point in energy. The U.S. should be a leader in mitigating climate change and meeting a nearly 30% increase in U.S. demand for electricity projected by 2040.

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Former Bush EPA chief says Watts Bar, nuclear power helps deal with climate change

By Dave Flessner
Chattanooga Times Free Press
April 29, 2015

SPRING CITY, Tenn. — To curb carbon emissions and global temperatures, a former EPA administrator under President George W. Bush said today that adding more reactors like the one TVA is building at its Watts Bar Nuclear Plant here are critical to America’s future.

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NJ Conservation welcomes two former governors

My Central Jersey
April 18, 2015

FAR HILLS – New Jersey Conservation Foundation has elected media executive Stephen W. Parker of Bernardsville to its Board of Trustees, and former Governors James Florio and Christine Todd Whitman as Honorary Trustees.

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Don’t Be Lulled by Low Oil Prices. We Need an Energy Plan.

By Christine Todd Whitman
The Experts
April 2, 2015

CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN: With oil prices low, it would be easy to perceive that we as a nation have our energy issues under control. But despite the current benefits derived from oil prices that haven’t been this low in six years, we still need an overarching energy policy for the U.S.

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McConnell Can’t Pick, Choose Which Laws to Follow

By Christine Todd Whitman
Politico Magazine
March 15, 2015

Sen. Mitch McConnell earlier this month encouraged states to defy federal environmental regulations by simply ignoring them. This was not some quote taken out of context by a pesky reporter; it was an op-ed he wrote in the Lexington Herald-Leader. The Republican Senate majority leader is protesting the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to cut greenhouse gas emissions from coal plants. The agency plans to finalize the rule this summer, after which states will have a chance to submit their own plans to meet the EPA’s specific goal for the state. He writes:

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Nuclear Energy Is Critical to Fighting Climate Change

By Carol Browner & Christine Todd Whitman
Real Clear Energy
March 12, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency is finalizing its draft rule to set new limits on power plant carbon pollution. Even though we served in dramatically different administrations, we strongly agree that carbon emissions must be reduced and the use of low-carbon energy sources increased. We believe using carbon-free energy sources is the first step towards solving the climate change challenge and moving our nation toward a clean-energy future.

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