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Europe’s Self-Made Energy Crisis

Conor Bernstein writes in RealClearEnergy on Europe’s self-made energy crisis.

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The C3 Take
  • Europe’s energy crisis is largely of its own doing as green mandates have led to the EU rejecting common sense energy solutions such as fracking and, in many cases, nuclear power.
  • By surrendering its energy security to Russia, Europe has emboldened Putin in Ukraine.
  • Policymakers should learn from Europe’s energy mistakes and embrace pragmatic and environmentally beneficial energy solutions that protect America’s national and energy security.

“There’s no getting around it. Europe’s energy crisis is a failure of policy and a clear case study of the danger of disassembling the stability that comes with fuel diversity in a misguided, rushed and irresponsible approach to the energy transition. The warning for American energy and climate policy is impossible to miss. Whether policymakers learn the right lessons remains to be seen.”

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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