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Oregonians Taking on Bad Climate Policy (Guest: Oregon state Sen. Alan Olsen)

February 26, 2018

Oregon's so-called cap and invest bill to limit carbon dioxide emissions will raise energy and food prices, harm businesses, and have no effect on climate change.

Oregon state Sen. Alan Olsen (R-Canby) says Oregon's proposed cap and invest bill to limit carbon dioxide emissions will raise energy and food prices, harm businesses, and have no effect on climate change. Olsen points out the bill give bureaucrats the discretion to decide how to spend 100's of millions of dollars in taxpayer money to compensate those who are hurt by increased energy costs.
Author
H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org