No one has yet explained how we will get power when the sky is overcast and the wind isn’t blowing. Massive arrays of batteries or new dams will be required or a backup carbon fuel system will need to be maintained. All this points to a large increase in the price of electric power or to the economic collapse of power utilities and deterioration of the grid infrastructure. The major urban centers are large power consumers. Raise the price of power too much and their economic foundation starts to become unsustainable.

Meanwhile there was little mention of how to get people to part with their internal combustion-engine powered cars. A large gas tax would do it, but that won’t be popular.

The whole approach of banning sources of power before economically viable replacements are available is a prescription for pushing down the US standard of living and leaving the US vulnerable to foreign suppliers of oil. Punishing Americans is what this all comes down to.

Meanwhile there was no discussion of how the planned increase in CO2 emissions by China and India dwarf our existing level of CO2 release or that our diminishing use of coal has already reduced US emissions. What do the Democrats propose to do to get China and India to stop building coal power plants?

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