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This planet is our only home; curb carbon emissions

Sen. John Thune has acknowledged that humans play a role in climate change, and yet he refuses to do anything about it. At best, that's lazy, but in reality, it's a careless disregard for the well-being of future generations. By acknowledging that human activity plays a role in climate change, but refusing to support legislation to curb carbon emissions, Thune is behaving irresponsibly and dangerously. According to NOAA, 14 of the 15 hottest years on record since modern record keeping began in 1880 occurred in the 21st century. Last year, 2015, was the hottest year on record, and 2014 was the second hottest. The number of Category 4 & 5 hurricanes is increasing, heat waves are becoming more frequent, more than a million species could be driven to extinction by 2050, worldwide sea levels are rising, and sea ice is melting. This planet is the only home we have. It's our responsibility to ensure we don't destroy it. Jay will support legislation to curb carbon emissions and protect the environment.
Source: 2016 South Dakota Senate campaign web JayWilliams2016.org , Apr 1, 2016

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