Opinion writer nails it on green energy

Opinion writer Donna Crawford, writing in today’s Albuquerque Journal, makes several salient points about “green” energy. Her basic point is that the push for “renewable” power is being made with little heed for what actually works in providing steady, cost-effective power.

Enviros don’t seem to want to acknowledge that the US is actually reducing its carbon emissions, largely through the free market adoption of fracking for natural gas. China, on the other hand, is rapidly increasing carbon emissions:

In fact, the US is getting cleaner, not dirtier, year after year. Sure, government regulations have prodded things in this direction, but individual choices and the free market have been moving faster than government. Unfortunately, many on the left like Doug Morris, an apparent Marxist from Eastern New Mexico University who wrote a recent article in the Journal, seem to think that the world is getting worse every day. Except that it just ain’t so…

Poverty is being reduced globally and in the USA;

If anyone thinks racism is worse today than it was 50 years ago when MLK led the March on Washington, you are just nuts;

And, of course, the environment is cleaner.