18 Feb '12, 9pm

How to Break the Grip of Fossil Fuels (Video) : TreeHugger

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news , world news , and news about the economy It was a great pleasure to join Dylan Ratigan in Austin, Texas yesterday to help him launch the Defense Energy Project. I stopped by his MSNBC show to discuss how incredibly rigged the market is in favor oil and coal—the subject of my recent piece, Unearthing the True Cost of Fossil Fuels . NASA’s Dr. James Hansen, one of the world’s most respected climate scientists, was also a guest on the program, and we talked about how the coal and oil industries get away with dumping their costs onto the American taxpayer—and how the resulting too-low prices distort the market and stifle innovation. The Defense Energy Project, which is better outlined in this post over at Dylan Ratigan’s website , has two chief aims: 1. Enact fee & dividend, a way to restore price integrity to the fossil fuels market and leve...

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