NewEnergyNews: Right-Side Allies For the Left On Climate?

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    Thursday, January 05, 2017

    Right-Side Allies For the Left On Climate?

    The Republicans Who Want Trump to Fight Climate Change; Meet the “eco-right.”

    Kate Aronoff, December 4, 2017 (The Atlantic)

    “…[President-elect Donald Trump] seems to be packing his administration with climate deniers and fossil fuel industry veterans…[but former Republican South Carolina Congressman Bob Inglis speaks] for ‘the eco-right,’ a suite of think tanks, activists and politicos making the case for a free-market approach to environmentalism, grounded in conservative values…[The Executive Director of RepublicEn, a small advocacy outfit of self-described ‘energy optimists,’ says there is not necessarily a] contradiction between fossil-fuel companies’ bottom-lines and a low-carbon future…Like other members of the eco-right, Inglis believes that efficient markets are the ultimate problem solver, and he has a general skepticism about all but the most basic of regulations…[They want to internalize negative externalities, make polluters pay, strip away energy subsidies, and force a shift in] business models…The holy grail of Inglis’s brand of eco-conservatism is a ‘revenue-neutral, border-adjustable’ carbon tax…Key, too, to the eco-right is swapping a carbon tax out for [income or corporate taxes]…” click here for more

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