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Guest opinion: The Energy Innovation Act will cut pollution and put money in our pockets

Original post made on Apr 23, 2021

In an op-ed, Paula Danz and Mark Reynolds advocate for the passage of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (HR 2307), co-sponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 22, 2021, 2:02 PM

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Posted by CyberVoter
a resident of Atherton: other
on Apr 23, 2021 at 1:29 pm

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I can see where money is going out of my pocket to higher taxes and higher prices (due to Carbon Tax), but I didn't see anything on the title topic of "putting money in my pocket"? Can you provide details?

Posted by Ed Kahl
a resident of Woodside: other
on Apr 26, 2021 at 1:24 pm

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CO2 isn’t a pollutant - it’s plant fertilizer that’s pumped into green houses to make plants grow faster. Increased CO2 emission have greened the planet immensely as seen in pictures from space between 1967 and today.

Devout climate believers say we’re in a climate crisis. They base it on the highest and least likely temperature predications from models that are baseless because they can’t predict cloud cover which is the primary determinant of our climate. An experiment by solar physicist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in 2012 showed how the Sun's magnetic storms controlled cloud cover which controls the earth’s climate.

Lost in the debate is that most CO2 emission have greened the planet immensely as seen in pictures from space between 1967 and today. The planet has always flourished when it was warmer. Millions of people starved to death in Europe during the Little Ice Age 400 years ago. But even in the worst case, the UN has determined that the planet could be inexpensively cooledby spraying pulverized salt into the air over the oceans.

The use of fossil fuel energy will be phased out by private markets as new energy technologies reduce the price of green energy and develop ways to store it efficiently in the absence of sun and wind. The solar/hydrogen cycle looks to be the most promising way to store and produce 24 hour electric power for less than fossil fuel prices.

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