Tuesday, March 4, 2014

More European Enviros on the Run

Piggy-backing on today's morning enviro links post, here's an entry from prominent social commentator Walter Russel Mead writing at The American Interest:
Europe is beginning to feel the pains of its policy of placing the environment before the economy. This is a shame, because the two aren’t necessarily mutually exclusive. America is an excellent example of a healthier balance: by embracing shale gas, it has been able to wean itself somewhat off of coal, both reducing emissions and bringing prices down. Europe has itself, if it would only embrace it.
More analysis on this topic available here.