Can curbing carbon build the economy?

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When President Obama announced a proposed rule to reduce power plant emissions that contribute substantially to climate change, predictable objections from Republicans came fast and furious – job destroyer, too expensive, unnecessary, presidential power grab – even that there is no such thing as human-induced climate change.

The traditional utility industry raised its objections based on practicality and cost.

Now a funny thing has occurred – some in the GOP and the industry have backed away from the initial relentless criticism.

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