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Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) visited Applied Materials to learn about the company’s solar technology business and solar policy initiatives.
Both senators believe an investment in green energy is needed to help create the jobs of the future and to tackle one of the biggest challenges of our time; global warming.
New York Times columnist Tom Friedman wrote a great piece in Wednesday's Times entitled "Have a Nice Day" about Applied Materials and what we must do to put America on the path to leadership in solar energy. The piece is based on his visit to Applied last week. I would encourage you to check it out.