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Learning All the Wrong Lessons From America’s Energy Crisis

Jakob Puckett writes in RealClearEnergy on the lessons from America’s energy crisis.

The C3 Take
  • Our energy crisis, caused by global supply shortages and restrictive policies, has led a quarter of Americans struggling to pay their power bills.
  • Instead of easing restrictions on production, the federal government is looking to impose stringent air pollution regulations that would hamstring energy production on private lands.
  • Rather than increasing regulatory bureaucracy, policymakers must reduce barriers to allow the private sector to provide energy relief to consumers.

“Skyrocketing energy costs are one of America’s harsh post-Covid realities. And with one in four American households struggling to pay for their energy needs before Covid, policymakers should have set their sights on making energy more affordable for more Americans.”

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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