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    Dems' Green New Deal 2.0 'not the way forward' on climate change

    As a lukewarmist, I agree with Lomborg.

    Dems' Green New Deal 2.0 'not the way forward' on climate change

    ..."If you actually want to fix climate change, this is going to cost many trillions every year," Lomborg noted on Tuesday. "Of course people are not actually going to live up to that, they’re not going to vote for those kinds of guys and it won't solve the problem."

    He went on to discuss "the fundamental problem," which he said is that "as long as renewable energy or green energy in general is more expensive than fossil fuels, you have to ask everyone to do with less."

    "You have to ask them to pay more for their energy. That might work with rich well-meaning Americans, but of course it's not going to work for the Chinese, the Indians, [and] the Africans," he continued. "And so really we need to invest a lot more in research and development into green energy to innovate the price of green energy down below fossil fuel."

    Lomborg explained that "once that happens, everyone will switch, not just rich well-meaning Americans, but also the Chinese, the Indians and the Africans."

    He went on to say that when you actually look at the actions of Democrats as it pertains to green energy, "they are not achieving very much," which he attributed to the fact that "it's really hard to live without good, reliable and cheap energy."

    "This is not the way forward to force people," Lomborg said. "The way forward is innovation as it's always been."
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    He is certainly correct about the need for a Free Market appeal, not just the political virtue signaling. There is nothing wrong with an energy transition that is not forced!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RMNIXON View Post
    He is certainly correct about the need for a Free Market appeal, not just the political virtue signaling. There is nothing wrong with an energy transition that is not forced!
    Elsewhere he argues it might be better to adjust--innovate technology to adjust to climate change--rather than try to stop it. Letting, of course, the market decide.
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    It has always amazed me how many leftists believe that coal powered cars are good for the environment.

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