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Kevin Tempest

Kevin Tempest co-founded the Low Carbon Prosperity Institute, where he works as the Research & Data Scientist.  He has researched climate and energy issues for over six years, including carbon lock-in from new infrastructure, limitations of natural gas as a climate bridge, emissions pathways from global urban development, and modeling outcomes of proposed Washington state carbon taxes.  The research cited in this op-ed was independently researched, with funding for research and writing provided by Northwest Innovation Works, the company seeking permitting for the Kalama facility.

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