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Ironically this is one problem which is incredibly well suited to a market based solution, but the lobby groups which typically advocated for "let the market decide" (e.g. heritage/CATO/Americans for prosperity) took a lot of their money from fossil fuel companies. While "let the market decide" was a workable message when fossil fuels were cheaper than renewables, it no longer works for them so they no longer advocate for it, so it's not an idea that is pushed very hard.

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