David Blackmon writes on Forbes that opposition to U.S. mineral mining could derail the Green New Deal.
- The Green New Deal’s renewable energy mandates would end American energy independence while ceding ground to China.
- The sections of the Green New Deal that call for 100% renewable energy are impossible to achieve without opening up U.S. mineral mining, something that progressives often oppose.
- Instead of throwing all of our eggs into one basket, we should continue to pursue an “all of the above” energy strategy which has been proven to reduce emissions.
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