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Don’t Ban Fossil Fuels: Absolutism In Climate Change Policy Is A Vice

Michael Lynch outlines on Forbes that absolutism in climate policy is a vice.

The C3 Take
  • Calls for bans on natural gas and fossil fuels are largely misguided.
  • Natural gas has reduced emissions in the United States and has created safe and reliable energy.
  • Banning fossil fuels will do little to curb climate change. Instead of attacking this energy source, we should innovate it to make it cleaner.

“The role of climate change policy should be to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the most cost-effective manner (economic efficiency is just as important as energy efficiency), not to pretend that the elimination of one source will somehow be a solution.”

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