New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has struck a climate change task force to craft an action plan with the goal of finding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are good for the state's economy.
Great news for New Hampshire, the solutions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions are the same ones that reduce America's dependence of foreign oil and make the necessary shifts in the economy to make the country a world leader in the development of sustainable energy technology. Any State that gets out ahead on this issue will reap the rewards of new green jobs and less money going out of the country to oil producing nations.
But a small fringe group (well known to DeSmogBlog) called the Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) wants to hold New Hampshire back. One of SEPP's members, Joseph D'Aleo claims that Legislation capping greenhouse gas emissions would negatively impact the state's residents and workers. D'Aleo also claims that warming is due to “natural climate change”
But even D'Aleo's colleagues at the American Meteorological Society do not support his position:
You can go here to find more information in our research database on the Science and Environmental Policy Project and its founder Fred S. Singer.