|It's not just about the climate|
|Written by Kristin McMurray|
|Tuesday, 09 March 2010 12:39|
A majority of Not Evil Just Wrong's mission is to investigate scientific data and test it against the claims made by environmental alarmists, but there is another aspect of the climate debate—personal freedom.
It is a question of whether the government should have the power to cut off access to energy. The answer is a resounding "no." Developed and developing countries alike need to have access to cheap and dependable energy in order to create jobs, prosperity, and good health.
Václav Klaus, president of the Czech Republic, who has survived under communist rule delivered this same message at a recent Club for Growth conference.
"My lifelong experience tells me that I have to start protesting very loudly when someone tells me: "Don't trust the market, trust me and us." The theory of climate control, is as irrational, arrogant and pretentious as the communist planning that people like me were objects of for so many years," said Klaus.
You can read the entire speech here.
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