Tariffically Dumb. Here Comes the Sun, Anyway, Suckers

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

Ok, no surprise the Putin puppets, coal worshippers and wind baggers in the Trump administration have levied a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels.
While I don’t blame vampires for resisting being dragged into the sunlight, think about it this way guys, at least you’ll be free of those chains.

There’s a lot of handwringing going on, but remember, solar modules – imports of which are now subject to the a 30% tariff – represent only a fraction of the total cost of installing solar panels.

A little perspective in order, which I found on this twitter thread from Ramez Naam.

Ramez Naam on Twitter:

Trump today imposed 30% tariffs on silicon solar panels imported into the US. This is dumb and avaricious, and will hurt the solar industry in the US. But, at most, it’s a temporary speed-bump. Here’s why.

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