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Unformatted text preview: each new discovery is likely to rise. Climate Change Turn
Doesn’t turn the aff – only the Plan solves climate change - Oil dependence is one of the
largest sources of GHG emissions – this solves the impact to backstopping
Lefton, Researcher for Progressive Media, January 13, 2010 [American Progress - Rebecca, “Oil Dependence is a
Dangerous Habit,” Transportation%20Topic/Looked%20At/Oil%20Dependence%20Is%20a%20Dangerous
%20Habit.webarchive, Accessed 6/9/12] SM
Meanwhile, America’s voracious oil appetite continues to contribute to another growing national security concern:
climate change. Burning oil is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions and therefore a major driver of
climate change, which if left unchecked could have very serious security global implications. Burning oil imported
from “dangerous or unstable” countries alone released 640.7 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the
atmosphere, which is the same as keeping more than 122.5 million passenger vehicles on the road.Recent studies f...
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