It’s commencement season, and there’s usually mischief afoot with speaker controversies and disinvitations. But what stood out to me last weekend were two commencement speeches and their contrasting visions.
Common citizens just aren’t willing to disproportionately bear the costs of climate change policies that merely enable virtue signaling by elites and politicians that can afford high energy prices. Not liberal Washington state voters who soundly defeated a carbon tax nor violent French “yellow-vest” protesters nor even uber-polite Canadians backtracking on a carbon tax are willing to sacrifice access to affordable energy to engage in climate change virtue signaling.
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences recently published a study by scientists from the Swiss Federal Research Institute, Montana State University, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences that joins the growing body of evidence that natural sources of methane far outpace those from the oil and natural gas industry.