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Net Zero, Millenarianism, and the War against Growth

Andrew Stuttaford writes in National Review on the anti-growth climate movement.

The C3 Take
  • The degrowth agenda that is being promulgated by progressive climate groups would have devastating impacts on consumers and the environment.
  • Capitalism and economic freedom incentivize innovation, which creates lasting climate progress.
  • Rather than pursuing different ways to kneecap our economy, policymakers must unleash private sector innovation and reduce barriers for entrepreneurs.

“‘[R]aising the price of energy is not something we can do in isolation. When power becomes more expensive, so does everything else. Fuel is not simply one among many commodities; it is the enabler of exchange, the motor of efficiency, the vector of economic growth…'”

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