John Stossel of Reason writes about the many ways in which socialism is bad for the environment.
- Tom Palmer from the Atlas Network has witnessed socialism first hand in countries like the Soviet Union and China. He says socialism is the worst way to address climate change and ensure a clean environment.
- The central planners in China noticed sparrows eating grain crops and encouraged the masses to kill them. As a result, so many sparrows died that insects multiplied and killed more grain crops than the sparrows.
- Private property rights protections and free markets are critical to protecting the environment because free economies are twice as clean as unfree economies.
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