GOP undercuts green energy

Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017|2 a.m.

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The Republican tax overhaul is a boldface attack on the future of our environment.

It puts our clean energy future at danger by safeguarding huge polluters while minimizing or eliminating incentives for clean energy and clean lorries.

The changes including removing tax credits for electrical vehicles, slashing tax credits for tidy energy tasks by a third, and ending the tax credit for commercial solar investment. The same will be the $15 billion in tax aids that the fossil industry receives.

Manufacturers of wind, solar, geothermal and other kinds of renewable resource presently take advantage of a tax credit set up to be phased out in 2020.

Decreasing the worth of tax credits for renewable energy while leaving those of the nonrenewable fuel source industry the same programs that the GOP is opposing one of its guiding principles of not artificially controling market forces.

The uncertainty the tax strategy has actually created for possible investors in renewable energies is already destructive our shift to a clean-power future.

Meanwhile, the nonrenewable fuel source market has actually never had to withstand the exact same worry about its tax structure.

Clean energy is plainly where the economy is headed; the Republican tax overhaul is just aiming to postpone what is both unavoidable and preferable for our environment and lifestyle.

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