Wrong-Headed And Harmful Strategies
Last updated 2/8/2021 at 2:29pm
The left’s war on fossil fuels may have some scientific merit, but their strategies are all wrong. In a basic economics course, one would learn that both supply and demand drive consumption of a good or service. The left’s focus on reducing demand by unilaterally mandating reductions in fossil fuel supply is the wrong approach and will cause much more pain than is necessary if the goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Fossil fuels – particularly oil and natural gas – are used in many hundreds of products that do not produce greenhouse gasses. Examples include roof shingl...