Climate Change Swindle

August 25, 2014


I was dismayed but not surprised to read economist Jonathan Rubin’s defense of the Obama administration’s proposed plan to raise electricity rates and supposedly address global warming. The piece had all the standard elements of the climate change swindle: the apocalypse card, equating skeptics with holocaust deniers, denying it was a Democratic Party policy and political priority, ignoring the inconvenient truth the proposed emissions reductions will avert no climate change at all and suggesting higher energy prices will be good for the economy. About the only thing it was missing was an indictment of the Koch brothers....