Sen Whitehouse touts his 'carbon pollution fee': 'It would generate significant new revenue for the federal government, perhaps as much as a two trillion dollars in the first decade. He pointed to some of the positive uses that money could be applied to, including cutting taxes, relieving student debt, increasing Social Security benefits and providing transition assistance to workers in fossil fuel industries. 'It’s win-win-win,' he said. 'We can use this revenue to do big things; repair a marketplace failure; and guide the economy toward lower emissions, enhanced productivity and a sustainable future.'"
'Climate skeptics often claim that recent icy winters show that global warming is not happening. New research suggests the opposite is true' - 'So maybe skeptics should start arguing that it is milder winters, not colder ones, that refute global warming after all'