“Chevron Guilty of Polluting the Amazon” reported Greenpeace on its website in February. Chevron was ordered by a court in Ecuador to pay $9.5 billion in damages for injuries imposed on people and the environment in Ecuador from its oil operation.
PERC's Roger Meiners writes that calls for massive changes in all aspects of modern life from transportation to food production in order to reduce carbon emissions are unrealistic. Repeated failures of such utopian experiments suggests extreme caution.
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss
Hundreds of billions in government subsidies for green energy will not reduce pollution or revitalize the job market Competitve forces working in a free market are the most efficient and effective way to achieve these results.