Rep. Sean Casten, Democrat of Illinois and darling of “energy Twitter,” joins “Plugged In” hosts Josh Siegel and Neil Chatterjee to talk about Hot FERC summer, the potential death of CEPP, the limits of a carbon tax and his shiny white teeth.

Casten warns any move to weaken or remove Democrats’ clean electricity performance program would be tantamount to not giving a “rat’s a** about climate.” He tells us he’s doubtful on the prospects of carbon pricing as a backup plan. He also goes deep on FERC wonkery.

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  1. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    Wut?

    Who are you people?

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  2. Bishop Wash Member
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Wut?

    Who are you people?

    I asked that when they had the racist (using the Dem’s definition) Sen. Whitehouse on as a guest.

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  3. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):

    Wut?

    Who are you people?

    I asked that when they had the racist (using the Dem’s definition) Sen. Whitehouse on as a guest.

    So it looks like Ricochet is now giving a platform to Democrat climate activists and environmentalist wackos.

     

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  4. OmegaPaladin Moderator
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    This is useful for an insight into the mindset of energy bureaucrats, which is kind of disturbing for an energy buff like me.

    You know, this is a conservative site.   Why have 2 out of 3 of your interviewees been Democrats?  I’m a lot more interested in energy security, new technological developments, and what the plan is on the GOP side.  Your big tag line is being concerned about the opinion of other countries and seems to be fawning over an Illinois Democrat.

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  5. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    OmegaPaladin (View Comment):

    This is useful for an insight into the mindset of energy bureaucrats, which is kind of disturbing for an energy buff like me.

    You know, this is a conservative site. Why have 2 out of 3 of your interviewees been Democrats? I’m a lot more interested in energy security, new technological developments, and what the plan is on the GOP side. Your big tag line is being concerned about the opinion of other countries and seems to be fawning over an Illinois Democrat.

    Look at the previous podcasts. There’s a lot of Democrat fawning going on.

    Who thinks that Ricochet is a place where environmentalist wackos gather to share climate alarmism?

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  6. Instugator Thatcher
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):
    I asked that when they had the racist (using the Dem’s definition) Sen. Whitehouse on as a guest.

    By the Dem’s Definition, Rep Casten is a racist too.

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  7. Instugator Thatcher
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    Why should I care about “climate change”?

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  8. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    Instugator (View Comment):

    Why should I care about “climate change”?

    Because the left needs to distract you from more important issues with this silly non-issue while finding more ways to line the pockets of the globalists. And if they fearmonger about climate change as they’ve done for half a century, they’ll continue to create generations of people willing to live like paupers so the globalists can live like kings.

    “Climate Change” is the biggest scam ever perpetrated on western civilization. I can’t believe we’re still pretending it’s a thing. Why is Ricochet playing along?

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  9. Instugator Thatcher
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):
    “Climate Change” is the biggest scam ever perpetrated on western civilization. I can’t believe we’re still pretending it’s a thing. Why is Ricochet playing along?

    Which is why my default position is to not care about “Climate Change”. Thanks for the reinforcement.

    Plus, a simple math problem puts the lie to the whole “humans cause climate change” kerfluffle.

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  10. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    Instugator (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):
    “Climate Change” is the biggest scam ever perpetrated on western civilization. I can’t believe we’re still pretending it’s a thing. Why is Ricochet playing along?

    Which is why my default position is to not care about “Climate Change”. Thanks for the reinforcement.

    Plus, a simple math problem puts the lie to the whole “humans cause climate change” kerfluffle.

    As does a simple question: “What temperature is the earth supposed to be?”

    But I just don’t want this globalist climate-licker nonsense to be here at Ricochet. We got rid of Globalist Grandma, at least.

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  11. Instugator Thatcher
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oaf (View Comment):
    But I just don’t want this globalist climate-licker nonsense to be here at Ricochet. We got rid of Globalist Grandma, at least.

    Ding Dong the Witch is Dead.

    Which one was that? 

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  12. DrewInWisconsin, Oaf Member
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    Instugator (View Comment):

    Which one was that?

    Joyce Cordi, who proudly aligned herself with those grifters from the Lincoln Project and regularly retweeted stuff from various Democrats in Congress. (Including Madame Speaker.)

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