Ezra Klein of The Wall Street Journal writes about the importance of energy accessibility.
- There is a fear among certain activists and degrowth environmentalists that abundant energy access and human prosperity will destroy the planet.
- Access to reliable, affordable energy allows communities to grow and countries to become more prosperous, which allows them address environmental issues and invest in resilience and innovation.
- American can play a lead role in accelerating global access to power by exporting our innovations such as carbon capture and nuclear power to the rest of the world.
- Increasing the world’s access to affordable, reliable power will help us reach our climate and humanitarian goals faster.
Read the full article here.