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  • Climate Chains Shows How Cap and Trade Puts our Economy in Shackles

    Our friends at the Oregon-based Cascade Policy Institute produced a 22-minute documentary on global warming. Appropriately titled, Climate Chains, the movie discusses how cap and trade legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will raise energy prices, reduce our standard of living, have no net environmental impact and reduce our economic freedom. The film also addresses the special interests behind cap and trade and emphasizes how economic growth is the real path towards environmental improvement. The film includes clips from Heritage’s own Ben Lieberman and David Kreutzer.

    You can view the entire film below.



    Posted in Energy [slideshow_deploy]

    2 Responses to Climate Chains Shows How Cap and Trade Puts our Economy in Shackles

    1. Mike Sierra Vista A says:

      It's a great title and on our horizon.

      I've yet to watch, but I'll be looking for a reference to Sec 38 of the draft treaty from the UN Secretariat for Climate Change.

      That section adds new meaning to the word chains.

    2. Diane Winkler, Papil says:

      This is a serious lie and has spread all across the world and even in classrooms. I don't understand how they are validated because one day it is global warming, and then it is climate change. Now they spew that carbon emissions will kill the planet. In truth, every living thing emits carbon gases and to say it is too much is like saying to live is dangerous for our plant. The whole thing in outrageously ridiculous.

      I hope this film becomes one of the required presentations to our young students because the propoents of this issue has already scared our youth. I also know of a film "Not Evil, Just Wrong". Seek out the web site.

      Cap and Trade bill is based on a theory. Never, never should legislation be its purpose based on theory. Somebody out there sees dollars generated and is pushing horrible laws to get what they want.

      Is there no intelligent people in congress? Don't they ask logical questions or are they just a bunch of mind-numbed robots?

      The senate has not voted on this Cap & Trade bill and from what I hear, it is dead in the water. I'll keep praying it drowns.

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