Skip to comments.Romney joins bipartisan Senate climate change solutions group
Posted on 11/06/2019 4:57:19 PM PST by fproy2222
Mitt Romney joins bipartisan Senate climate change solutions group FILE - Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks at the Sutherland Institute in Salt Lake City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks at the Sutherland Institute in Salt Lake City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY Sen. Mitt Romney has joined a bipartisan Senate group that aims to find answers to climate change.
The Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, led by Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Mike Braun, R-Ind., consists of an equal number or Republicans and Democrats.
Romney said it would serve as a starting point for discussion about potential solutions for dealing with climate change.
Addressing climate change will take significant private sector investments and a major global breakthrough in innovation and technology, he said. Congress, he said, should explore ways to incentivize the research, development and deployment of clean technologies.
Lawmakers also need to consider solutions that will sustain communities that may be impacted by changes in energy technology, Romney said, adding he would continue to meet with rural and coal mining communities in Utah to hear their perspectives.
In a speech at the conservative Sutherland Institute in August, Romney said that while he doesnt subscribe to the Green New Deal, calling it silliness, he is one of the few Republicans who he said believes in climate change and global warming, and that human activity is a significant contributor.
Much of the growth in emissions is coming from developing countries such as China, India and Brazil rather than the U.S, he said.
You going out and buying a Prius might be well and good, but its not going to change global emissions, Romney said. What were doing here is the proverbial drop in the bucket.
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One idea that has merit, he said, is a carbon tax a fee based on each ton of carbon dioxide emissions that some major oil companies have adopted. A portion of the tax revenue could go to workers in rural communities who would suffer financially from the move to cleaner energy sources, Romney said.
He is tearing down all is Houses and scrapping all his Cars?
Moving to a Zero Emissions Apartment close enough to bike or walk to work?
gag me with a spoon
Bob not so bitchin.
Let me guess, he is positioned to make money off this scam.
Bush was a uniter, not a divider. McCain worked both sides of the aisle. That makes mittens wonderful.
Got to love that they can’t wait to work on the “solution” when not many people are convinced there’s a problem. Heck, nobody has even debated about the problem to make sure we have one. After all, if you disagree, you’re a “denier”!
Just like algore created his market.
Which means that they would rather have people in coal country collecting government checks until they die - versus being gainfully employed.
Sounds like Romney doesn’t know how or doesn’t care about the difficulty of regaining work after being on government assistance.
Bipartisan - Democrats And Communists.
Hell have hizown planet some day in paradise
Someone should tell Mitt that stopping global warming is a slam dunk. All he has to do is shut off the sun.
Delicious Peter is Bi?
Romney is TOTALITY ignorant,
AND NOT FOR THE FIRST TIME EITHER.
Science-fiction fantasy hoax. Human beings cannot control the weather. Anyone who thinks we can under our present technology should be locked away in an insane asylum.
Hmmm... I’m beginning to expect ol’ Pierre to actually turn coat and to join up with the Dems. He’s gotta set the stage first of course, with stuff like this.
He’ll be a Dem officially by August, just in time to show up at a deadlocked convention and accept the nomination.
You heard it here first.
Mitt the Twit continues to prove he deserves the title Twit.
Read the Milankovitch papers, morons. Humans can’t do $#!t about it. There’s your answer.
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