Hillary Clinton was in Iowa, talking about the subject foremost on everyone’s mind. No, not the tremendous national debt, or illegal immigration, or Iran getting nuclear weapons, but global warming.
She praised Iowa for its success with wind energy, which she said was an example of good environmental and economic policy. She said she favored a wind-production tax credit
How is it good economic policy when the championed energy source requires taxpayer subsidies? How is it good energy policy when the championed energy source stops working when the wind dies down?
Clinton called for harnessing the power of the sun to generate enough renewable energy to run every home in the country within the next decade, as part of a climate-change initiative announced Sunday.
And what happens at night when there is no sun? Do we have to go back to the middle ages and live in darkness without power for 12 hours a day?
In a campaign video, Clinton says, “It’s hard to believe that people running for president refuse to believe the settled science of climate change.”
It’s hard to believe that Hillary believes the science is settled. Thousands of scientists would disagree. I imagine, in the same vein, that she believes that the matter of her using a personal email server for State Department emails without compromising national security is also settled, as well as the matter of accepting foreign donations to her slush fund/foundation while she was secretary of state.
“This is not complicated, folks,” she said. “The people on the other side will answer any question about climate change by saying, ‘Well, I’m not a scientist.’ Well, I’m not a scientist either. I’m just a grandmother with two eyes and a brain.”
I agree she has two eyes, but what’s behind them could simply be jello. I’ll bet she can’t answer the simplest questions, such as “What causes global warming? Did you know that CO2 is mostly produced naturally, and man-made sources are insignificant? Did you know that CO2 is a tiny percentage of the upper atmosphere? How does that trap heat?”
The climate-change initiative announced on Clinton’s Web site calls for having more than 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term and generating enough renewable energy to power every home in the country within 10 years of Clinton taking office.
How much land will that take up? How much will it cost? And again, what will we do at night and on cloudy days?
It’s just like a liberal to master a superficial understanding of a subject and then render themselves an expert.