Socialist policies are presented as the solution to climate change, but this directly contradicts the history of socialism. Not only is socialism not the solution, but it would cause the United States to reverse much of the progress it has already made to combat climate change.
The role for public policymakers is make it easier for entrepreneurs and investors to do what they do best: innovate, raise levels of prosperity and contribute to solutions that are good for the planet.
As we remember September 11, 2001, let us never forget those who died that day and those that followed by serving to defend our freedoms and protect our homeland. Ultimately, economic freedom defined by a proper and limited role of government can best encourage people to prosper and flourish as humans.
Over the past 20 years, it has become clearer that September 12 is also a day we should never forget. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we were united not just in communal compassion but a shared understanding of what our nation stands for and why we were attacked.
"All of these stories are worrying--but they are not the full picture. But the reality is that nuclear energy is much, much safer than many of us are led to believe. In fact, a 2013 study published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science & Technology found that up to that point, nuclear energy had actually saved an estimated 2 million lives since 1971."
"If the CO2 emissions generated through the production of hydrogen can be captured and sequestered, hydrogen can be generated and used without CO2 emissions — a two-for-one proposition that could have a great impact on climate recovery."