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    Now, the proposal I describe is a narrow version of full true cost pricing, since it focuses only on new capital investment and also is focused on energy intensive producers and consumers.

    I'm a huge believer in true cost pricing and I see this as an opportunity to introduce it into a part of the economy.

    So a 'true cost' model for energy pricing would very rapidly compel energy companies to move smartly to renewables, because it would simply be more profitable.

    What I really like about your last statement is that it captures the heart of the matter - set the rules and let individuals (people, companies, ...) make decisions that work well in that framework.

    We shall not participate in our own destruction.

    by James Wells on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 07:54:23 AM PST

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