The Manhattan Institute’s Mark P. Mills writes on the Daily Caller that the Green New Deal goes against the laws of physics.
- In order to achieve the energy goals of the Green New Deal mining for rare elements would have to increase dramatically.
- Mining has been largely shut down in the United States (due in large part to pro-GND environmentalists), so these rare earth materials would likely come from child-labor mines.
- Instead of subsidizing these ridiculous goals, let’s allow markets to continue to reduce emissions and produce clean energy.
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