Quote – From the legislative template provided by the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council.

Forcing business, industry, and food producers to reduce carbon emissions through government mandates and cap-and-trade policies under consideration for the regional climate initiative will increase the cost of doing business, push companies to do business with other states or nations, and increase consumer costs for electricity, fuel, and food;

“Koch-funded group mounts cut-and-paste attack on regional climate initiatives”, by David Anderson. None of these claims have been substantiated: Not business flight, not job loss, not price hikes. http://www.grist.org/climate-policy/2011-03-16-koch-group-alec-cut-paste...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011