Wesley J. Smith writes in National Review about the progressive climate movement that is stifling food production to save the planet.
- Mandates in Sri Lanka, which called for only organic farming, stifled food production, increased poverty, and led to a political uprising.
- The Canadian is looking to decrease fertilizer use in agriculture to reduce emissions, which will hurt consumers and food security.
- Reducing climate change’s impacts will not be accomplished by taxation and regulation, but rather through innovation and making cleaner technologies cheaper.
- Rather than pursuing top-down approaches to lower emissions, policymakers should embrace solutions that are rooted in economic freedom.
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