R Sheets Climate

R Sheet on Conservative Climate Solutions

Key Points

Conservative principles such as limited government and market competition can address climate change.
The expansion of competitive electricity markets is a free market approach to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and encourage clean energy.
A streamlined regulatory process could cut back red tape and help industry deploy more clean energy.
Flood insurance should be reformed to accurately reflect the risks of living in flood-prone areas.
Environmentally harmful subsidies should be eliminated.
A carbon tax swap can reduce both greenhouse gas emissions and the overall tax burden.
Tariffs and import restrictions on the energy industry harm the economy with little benefit. Free trade is key to our nation’s prosperity.







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