Wednesday, June 19, 2024

International Events Portend Disaster for Green New Deal

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West Sen. broke progressive hearts once again when he refused to back a refurbished version of the ill-fated “Build Back Better” bill. His ? It's just not “prudent” to roll out massive government spending programs on , and care right now.

While the Democrats work through their stages of grief, there are fresh reasons to think that a massive government effort to reshape the economy in order to (possibly) shave a degree or so off average global average temperatures over the next century isn't going to be as smooth, easy, beneficial or even possible, as some have long insisted it will be.

The case in point: the island nation of , which is in the midst of a political crisis, on top of an economic meltdown, all thanks to an ill-considered autocratic push to go green.