Koch brother says supporters of carbon tax are “on LSD”
According to a report in the Palm Beach Daily News, Bill Koch, one of the lesser-known members of the Koch family, recently told a group of about 600 people at a Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce gathering that supporters of a carbon tax are "on LSD." A better way to combat high carbon levels, Koch suggested, would be to plant more trees.
Koch also weighed in on the Keystone XL Pipeline, which he supports, and climate change, in which he does not believe. "I won't bet on global warming," Koch said before arguing that alternative energy sources — like solar or wind — were too expensive. "We can’t count on renewable energy to save us,” he said.