Planet Gore

Moscow on the Potomac

Senator Reid (D-NV) wants to force us buy 36 billion gallons of biofuel by 2022. President Bush wants to force us to purchase 20 percent less gasoline by 2017. Sen. Bingaman (D-NM) wants to force us to obtain 15 percent of our electricity from wind, solar power, and other so-called renewable energy sources. The Soviet Union is dead, but centrally-planned, Soviet-style production quotas are the rage in our Nation’s capital. What a revoltin’ development!

Marlo Lewis is a senior fellow in environmental policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he researches and writes on global warming, energy policy, and regulatory process reform. He has published ...


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