Video archive of the US Congress

House Proceeding 06-02-09 on Jun 2nd, 2009 :: 2:17:25 to 2:19:50
Total video length: 2 hours 39 minutes Stream Tools: Stream Overview | Edit Time

Note: MetaVid video transcripts may contain inaccuracies, help us build a more perfect archive

Download OptionsEmbed Video

Views:149 Duration: 0:02:25 Discussion

Previous speech: Next speech:

Steve Scalise

2:17:21 to 2:17:42( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: that's driving over 17% unemployment and all kinds of people are in on the government take and they don't want to change it. my good friend from louisiana, congressman scalise, please jump into the conversation. mr. scalise: i thank you for talking about this energy. this cap and trade energy tax, this proposal this administrati and leadership

Steve Scalise

2:17:25 to 2:19:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Scalise

Steve Scalise

2:17:43 to 2:18:04( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: in congress has brought forward, you're talking about the spain study and spain's an interesting study because there are other countries that have gone down this road. there are some good models to look at and see, what is cap and trade what is this -- what has this national energy tax done to other countries. you go to yumpe and see the devastation to their economy.

Steve Scalise

2:18:05 to 2:18:29( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: they did a study on the spain experiment to cap and trade. they came back with numbers that showed for every green job they created they lost 2.2 regular jobs. what's even more than that is that nine out of 10 of those jobs.

Steve Scalise

2:18:32 to 2:18:53( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: so for every 10 jobs they created, they lost 20 regular jobs. this cap and trade energy tax literally would run, estimates by the national association of manufacturers say it would run three to four million jobs, run them overseas to countries like china, india, and brazil what are not going to comply with this.

Steve Scalise

2:18:54 to 2:19:15( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: the irony is, for those people who need we need to reduce carbon emissions, ultimately we recognize that carbon ein additions have the same effect if they're emitted in the united states or china. the irony is if you want to reduce carbon emissions if you support cap and trade, you'll have an increase in worldwide carbon emissions because the

Steve Scalise

2:19:16 to 2:19:37( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: jobs done here in the united states to produce steel. to produce steel in the united states, that same steel is going to be produced in china, the same steel produced in china will emit four times the amount of carbon the steel in the united states would emit because we already have tougher environmental regulations in place. so for the people that are

Steve Scalise

2:19:38 to 2:19:50( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: trying to use cap and trade, this energy tax, to reduce carbon emissions, you'll have an increase in carbon emissions because the jobs that are in america right now that will go oversea that we'll lose in our economy, four million jobs we'll lose in

Personal tools

MetaVid is a non-profit project of UC Santa Cruz and the Sunlight Foundation. Learn more About MetaVid

The C-SPAN logo and other servicemarks that may be found in video content are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Metavid