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Gina McCarthy, EPA: carbon reduction is not about pollution its about money
joannenova.com.au ^ | July 28th, 2014 | Joanne

Posted on 07/28/2014 9:20:47 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

I don’t think Gina McCarthy had thought this through. McCarthy to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee:

“And the great thing about this proposal is it really is an investment opportunity. This is not about pollution control. It’s about increased efficiency at our plants…It’s about investments in renewables and clean energy. It’s about investments in people’s ability to lower their electricity bills by getting good, clean, efficient appliances, homes, rental units,”
“This is an investment strategy that will really not just reduce carbon pollution but will position the United States to continue to grow economically in every state, based on their own design,” McCarthy added.

She is discussing something called the Clean Power Plan. Mark this day. She goes on to find the perpetual motion machine of economics:

Sir, what I know about this rule is that I know it will leave the United States in 2030 with a more efficient and cleaner energy supply system — and more jobs in clean energy, which are the jobs of the future,” McCarthy responded.

The EPA doesn’t just have a landline to God. They are God. They can use less energy to generate more wealth, more employment, and global peace.

But she said she doesn’t expect any adverse impact from this rule — “other than to have jobs grow, the economy to grow, the U.S. to become more stable, the U.S. to take advantage of new technology, innovation and investments that will make us stronger over time.”

Asked to explain what consumers can expect from the new rule, McCarthy said EPA expects people to see lower energy bills “because we’re getting waste out of the system.” In other words, if electricity costs more, people will use less of it.

Read it all at CNSNews.com

The whole supply-demand idea of economics is obviously wrong. By making electricity cost more and shifting people off electricity to other forms of energy, demand will fall for electricity. OK. At the same time increasing demand for other energy will make that cheaper instead of more expensive. Somehow technological advance only works on EPA approved topics.

We should have done this years ago. If we had stopped using coal, oil and gas in 1970, we could have been so rich now.

h/t to Roy Spencer who was right to pick up her congressional comments.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Science; Weather
KEYWORDS: carbontax; climatechange; epa; epabuffon; greenenergy

1 posted on 07/28/2014 9:20:47 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: SunkenCiv; Fred Nerks; NormsRevenge; Marine_Uncle; TigersEye; justa-hairyape

lol


2 posted on 07/28/2014 9:24:57 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Who would have thunk the entire Federal apparatchiks were bent on nothing more than power and money? No! This cannot be!
3 posted on 07/28/2014 9:25:17 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Fungi; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

iT IS ABOUT CONTROL.


4 posted on 07/28/2014 9:32:14 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: All
Related thread:

EPA Admits to Senate that CO2 Regs Not About Pollution Control

5 posted on 07/28/2014 9:44:36 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Liberal fools are not guided by any principles of enduring truth. They lie, parse, twist, distort, dodge, weave and bob... Deceiving whomever, whenever, all to achieve whatever veiled aim they covet at the moment. Worse than pathetic: simply evil.


6 posted on 07/28/2014 9:50:25 PM PDT by JustTheTruth
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
So tell me again the one about how spending the extra money to buy stuff that will cost me extra money is going to save me money....

Does it start with "Once upon a time..."?

7 posted on 07/28/2014 10:24:01 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Smokin' Joe
EPA Director might have come from LaLaLand....
8 posted on 07/28/2014 10:37:51 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Far far away in a land full of faeries...


9 posted on 07/28/2014 10:43:05 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
RE: "iT IS ABOUT CONTROL."
But of course we have known for years this is the sour deal.
10 posted on 07/28/2014 11:22:43 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

One lowers one’s power bill by using less power— NOT by buying “efficient” appliances that shift the COST to the appliance so that more power can be sold to others. This is why the model of power companies is so skewed— communal sacrifice to “save” for noone except the power utility. How about more efficient generation of power and power transmission?

Is an electric water heater really “efficient”? Think not.
Always a puzzle why an electric water heater is not a “microwave” unit with a “stirrer”, instead of an immersed
heating element that corrodes and falls apart.


11 posted on 07/29/2014 12:32:07 AM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Yep. Those of us paying attention knew this from day one.


12 posted on 07/29/2014 1:58:52 AM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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