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Ditch all fossil fuels the same way we ditched whale oil

The cost of rapidly decarbonizing the power grid is estimated at about $4.5 trillion, plus some amount for accelerating the transition to electric vehicles. That's certainly less than future potential oil conflict would cost. For our national security, we must adopt an industrial policy to rapidly and fully decarbonize our energy and transportation sectors. We need to ditch all fossil fuels, not just oil, the same way we ditched whale oil for petroleum in the late 1800s.
Source: The American Prospect on 2022 Missouri Senate race , Mar 10, 2021

Impact of climate change taxes the military

Climate change-induced severe weather has caused billions of dollars of damage to defense infrastructure and threatens to damage the majority of Defense Department installations. Sea-level rise is undermining our naval bases. Climate change taxes the military by increasing refugee flows and other events that require humanitarian relief missions. It fuels conflicts over basic resources such as food and water that create instability and lead to military intervention.
Source: The American Prospect on 2022 Missouri Senate race , Mar 10, 2021

We can build the energy of the future in the Heartland

We were willing and will still be willing, it seems like, to spend trillions of dollars over there fighting over this resource for energy when we could actually build the energy of the future right here in the Heartland, in Missouri, and create the jobs of the future where we can become an exporter of energy products. That's the type of thing that I want to do. So, I want to take our money, and not put it in inflating asset bubbles but instead put it into production.
Source: The Hill e-zine on 2022 Missouri Senate race , Mar 9, 2021

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