James Hansen: 'Neither Party Wants To Offend The Fossil Fuel Industry' | ThinkProgress
And these climate effects — $20 billion effect from this storm. Who’s gonna pay for that? You are, the taxpayer. Not the fossil fuel industry. So what we have to do is collect a fee from the fossil fuel company at the domestic mine or the port of entry and distribute that money to the public.Hey Jim: Let's say we obediently implemented all of your bad-weather-preventing policies over the last three decades. Would the New York City storm surge in that scenario have been measurably different than the storm surge we actually saw? If so, how much different?