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What Congress Can Learn From the Dutch Farmer Protests

Jeff Luse writes in The National Interest about what Congress can learn from the Dutch farmer protests.

The C3 Take
  • Dutch farmers have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest new climate regulations.
  • The EU’s top-down climate mandates would significantly limit nitrous oxide emissions, which will likely lead to the closure of some farms in the Netherlands.
  • American policymakers can learn from these protests when crafting future climate policies by advancing legislation that unlocks innovation and increases human flourishing.

“Policymakers in the United States must learn from the EU’s mistakes and pursue avenues to empower farmers and ranchers to build on the success of providing more families with food at a smaller environmental cost.”

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