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.

All the best,

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Responding to the Paris Aftermath

Huffington Post
By Christine Todd Whitman
November 19, 2015

As I watch governing officials react to the atrocities in Paris, Beirut, and on the Russian plane, I am stuck that, for the first time in this country, we are determining the status of people by their religion. I understand fully the need to protect, but banning all Muslims from entering a state begs the question of what do you do with practicing Muslims already within our borders? Who do we next automatically paint with such a broad brush, all those of Arab decent? Is this a repeat of the interment of all Japanese during WWII? Or of atrocities committed by another nation against people of one particular religion?

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Why Closing Nuclear Power Plants Is Short-Sighted

The Wall Street Journal
By Christine Todd Whitman
November 16, 2015

CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN: Following the announcement that the Pilgrim nuclear-energy facility outside of Boston will close by 2019, it is critical for decision makers to reassess how electricity markets value the clean electricity produced by nuclear energy.

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Why the U.S. should export nuclear power

By Christine Todd Whitman & Stephen Cheney
October 22, 2015

Competition with Russia in the nuclear energy technology industry will continue to be an issue as Asian and European nations look for carbon-free energy options like nuclear power.

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Republicans & Democrats Agree: U.S. Security Demands Global Climate Action

Press Release
PSA Bipartisan Climate Security Statement
October 22, 2015

For years, America’s intelligence community and armed services have recognized climate change as a threat to U.S. national security – shaping a world that is more unstable, resource-constrained, violent, and disaster-prone. This issue is critically important to the world’s most experienced security planners. The impacts are real, and the costs of inaction are unacceptable. America’s elected leaders and private sector must think past tomorrow to focus on this growing problem, and take action at home and abroad.

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Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords launches new gun control initiative

By Bill Theobald
USA Today
October 8, 2015

WASHINGTON — Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot and seriously wounded in 2011, is planning a new initiative to address gun violence against women and families.

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Our energy problems need the wisdom of the Pope, but Washington politics gives us Trump Fortune

By Stacey Higginbotham
September 28, 2015

Washington is a mess, but here’s what we can do, according to industry experts at Fortune’s Brainstorm E conference in Austin, Texas.

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Q&A: Former Gov. Whitman on Nuclear’s Promise – and its Limits

By Alan Neuhauser
U.S. News & World Report
September 28, 2015

Christine Todd Whitman could be called a realist.

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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.”

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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