The conversion of power generation from fossil fuels to wind and solar comes at an extremely high cost, both to the environment and our pocketbook. Further, solutions such as cap and trade are subject to manipulation and gouging by the corporations involved.
All of these excess costs are borne by us, the consumer, either through excess taxation by the various governments involved, or through increased prices charged for our goods and services. Residents of certain Canadian provinces are beginning to feel the pinch as their utility bills are doubling and tripling.
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