Letter: Rep. Curtis is essential chief on GOP power, local weather imaginative and prescient | Information, Sports activities, Jobs


STK- letter to the editor

The warmth waves and extreme drought punishing Utah this summer time are yet one more signal that America wants a coherent technique to confront local weather change. And that’s why I’m grateful now we have a pacesetter like Rep. John Curtis in Washington.

Rep. Curtis is a key participant in advancing a Republican agenda to boost U.S. power independence, make power extra inexpensive, and develop our economic system whereas serving to the world attain our local weather objectives. This agenda will ship the polar reverse of what we’ve seen beneath Joe Biden: hovering fuel costs, larger emissions, a looming recession and an power disaster engulfing our European allies.

A device gaining assist in Congress would assist notice this imaginative and prescient: a border carbon adjustment. This coverage rewards clear U.S. producers and holds huge polluting nations accountable for his or her emissions. It’s an strategy that matches proper in with the Republican power agenda that Rep. Curtis is main and may propel ahead if Republicans take again the Home in November.

Briefly order, Rep. Curtis has grow to be a go-to chief on local weather and power coverage. Final 12 months, he based of the Home Conservative Local weather Caucus, serving to to nudge his fellow Republicans towards a extra proactive stance on this urgent environmental difficulty. Now, as a member of the Home Republican’s Vitality, Local weather, and Conservation Job Pressure, he shall be instrumental in rolling out a sequence of latest insurance policies. Rep. Curtis deserves our thanks and reward for his essential work to revive American power management and meet our local weather objectives.

Brianna Kreisel, Lehi


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