We may not be all thrilled that he is a central player in the energy debate, but he is, so his views are worth knowing. He just gave a blunt interview on the subject of climate and energy legislation broadcast on C-Span and available here (you may need to step through some pages to find it — weirdly, C-Span does not seem to have heard of the permalink concept).
Dingell’s sly strategy was reported by E&E Daily in a story titled, “Dingell thumps House climate panel, reveals carbon tax strategy” (subs. req’d):
Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) intends to propose major taxes on gasoline and industrial carbon dioxide emissions in an attempt to show Americans would reject paying high costs to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Ouch! The whole story is reprinted below: