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     * **Sen. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario**,​ told the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association at their Dec. 1 convention in Bend that the cap-and-trade carbon bill’s goal is to reduce state carbon dioxide emissions from 55 million tons per year to 10 million over 30 years, but the savings amount to only 0.125 percent of global emissions.     * **Sen. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario**,​ told the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association at their Dec. 1 convention in Bend that the cap-and-trade carbon bill’s goal is to reduce state carbon dioxide emissions from 55 million tons per year to 10 million over 30 years, but the savings amount to only 0.125 percent of global emissions.
       * That is approximately true.  Any state or country at Oregon'​s size will only be one piece of the global problem. ​ But **Sen. Bentz went on to recognize**:​       * That is approximately true.  Any state or country at Oregon'​s size will only be one piece of the global problem. ​ But **Sen. Bentz went on to recognize**:​
-      * **"The value of this bill is its ability to convince other people to follow Oregon’s lead. And this means we have to get it right. It’s not going to save the world. What saves the world is other people saying, ‘Hey, Oregon figured out how to do it.’”** ​+      * **"The value of this bill is its ability to convince other people to follow Oregon’s lead. And this means we have to get it right. It’s not going to save the world. What saves the world is other people saying, ‘Hey, Oregon figured out how to do it.’”** ​
       * This is indeed the benefit of leading the charge on solving the global problem. ​ It encourages all the other participants to step up to the plate, too.       * This is indeed the benefit of leading the charge on solving the global problem. ​ It encourages all the other participants to step up to the plate, too.
  
  
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