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Kneecapping the Oil Industry Won’t Help the Economy or the Environment

Stephen Moore writes in National Review that kneecapping the oil industry won’t help our economy or the environment.

The C3 Take
  • The attack on America’s fossil fuel industry is misguided and anti-environmental.
  • Due to innovation and responsible business practices, America’s fossil fuels are among the cleanest in the world.
  • Shutting down America’s oil industry and shifting domestic production overseas to foreign polluters would hurt our climate and our energy security as well.

“Yes, we only have one earth, and we need to protect it. But we need to be realistic about the solutions to these complicated questions. Is eliminating thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of domestic production for a symbolic victory that only empowers foreign polluters really a good direction for public policy?”

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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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