Finally some common sense! Republicans would forbid the EPA from regulating CO2, cancel the agency’s Clean Power Plan, oppose any carbon tax, and defund the United Nations’ climate program.
22 July 2016 – Excerpts from Climate Change Weekly.
“Republicans continue to embrace an all-of-the-above energy policy, in contrast to the Democratic Party’s platform, which calls for “Moving beyond the ‘all of the above’ energy approach [because of] the urgency of climate change as a central challenge of our time. …”
“Terrorism, economic malaise, crime, trade, and border control are pressing issues in need of prompt, effective responses. Futile attempts to control the weather 100 years from now come nowhere near that level of urgency.
“The platform backs presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call to reverse the Obama administration’s “war on coal.”
“Republicans promise to preserve and expand the conveniences made possible by a modern electric power system run largely on relatively inexpensive fossil fuels, while Democrats say they actually want to put it all at risk.”
See entire article by H. Sterling Burnett: