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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Council on Foreign Relations: Electricity rationing is the solution to climate change

Government policy makers are obsessed with global warming, largely because it's the preferred mechanism to achieve totalitarian control of the earth's resource, especially energy. Government has many ways to indirectly ration scare energy resources, including mandating policy decisions that drive up the cost of energy for the purpose of making energy un-affordable.
In “Natural Gas and Climate Change: It’s Policy that Matters,” Council on Foreign Relations energy and environment fellow Michael A. Levi writes: … The lesson for people who care about climate change should be simple. Focus on constraining gas supplies, and even if you win, you’re unlikely to effect much change. Concentrate on demand side policy and your odds of victory may be longer, but a win will be far more worthwhile.
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