David Roberts @drvox Seattleite transplanted from Tennessee; now blogging for vox.com/ about energy politics. Climate hawk, deficit dove. Not a doctor. Apr. 20, 2019 1 min read

This piece by @LFFriedman & @MaggieAstor is interesting -- really great idea.  https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/18/us/politics/climate-change-democrats.html 

One beef, though. This -- "a carbon tax, which economists widely view as the most effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions" -- is not true! Lots of (not all) economists agree a tax is the most efficient (not effective) way. CO2 taxes have notably *not* been effective.

OK one other thing: I'd love to see the candidates asked about a national 100% clean energy standard.

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