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To Fix the Climate, We Need a Million Norman Borlaugs

From Todd Myers at The Dispatch:

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has reenergized the debate about how to reduce risks from the increasing amount of CO2 in the atmosphere. Many on the left are calling for a massive and expensive government-run Green New Deal, and President Biden’s $3.5 trillion spending proposal includes billions to promote clean energy and reduce carbon emissions.

The C3 Take
  • Norman Borlaug was an American agronomist who revolutionized food production and dramatically reduced food poverty.
  • To mitigate the adverse effects of climate change, we need a bottom up revolution of a million Norman Borlaugs to drive innovation.
  • As the cost of innovation falls, entrepreneurs are providing consumers with the goods and services they want with a smaller environmental footprint.

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