Statement of Marlo Lewis on S. 1733, the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act

Statement of Marlo Lewis on S. 1733, the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act

October 29, 2009

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Increasingly, proponents of cap-and-trade legislation argue that climate change is a major threat to U.S. national security. My testimony develops two points: (1) the supposed national security risks of climate change are generally overblown, improbable, or even imaginary; (2) the national security risks of climate change policies are real and substantial and likely outweigh those of climate change itself