Note to ‘Keep It In the Ground” on ‘Cap-and-Dividend’: We’re Already Reducing GHG Emissions While Growing GDP, Thanks to Natural Gas

A handful of U.S. Senate and House Democrats recently introducedCap-and-Dividend” legislation that they boast “will enable the United States to achieve scientifically driven reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while supporting vibrant economic growth.” But here’s a news flash for bill sponsors Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) — and the “Keep It In the Ground” groups pushing this legislation — we are already achieving significant carbon reductions and economic growth thanks to increased natural gas use made possible by fracking.

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