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“Innovation”: the latest GOP smokescreen on climate-change policy - Vox
Taking innovation seriously means instituting a rising carbon tax. It means tripling or quadrupling the US energy-research budget and substantially increasing (ideally performance-based) grants, tax credits, prizes, and other financial incentives. And it means implementing and gradually tightening performance standards, on both energy efficiency and pollution.

Taxing, spending, and regulating: These are all things a true climate-innovation agenda requires. And they are all things the Republican Party, in its current configuration, is incapable of supporting.
climate-change-solutions?  innovation  foss  science-policy  regulation-good  gop-bullshitting  fossil-fuels  gop-climate 
january 2019 by Peony43

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