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Coping with climate change

Coping with climate change

A recent letter to the editor points out that a solution to climate change is available that could be supported by Republicans ("Carbon fee is bipartisan solution to climate change," Jan 22). It's revenue-neutral (no new taxes), uses conservative, free-market economics and requires no government regulations or expansion. Moreover, it would create millions of permanent net jobs, add substantially to our GDP and put extra cash in the average American's pockets every month. The only problem is that many Republican members of Congress rely heavily on fossil fuel corporations to fund their elections campaigns — which is true for the national GOP, too. Their think...