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The Fed’s Jay Powell Is Trying To Have It Both Ways On Climate

January 19, 2023 by

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By Rupert Darwall ~ Fed-speak, Alan Greenspan once explained, was about practicing the art of constructive ambiguity. Testifying to Congress as Fed chairman, Greenspan would resolve a sentence in a deliberately obscure way that made it incomprehensible, “but nobody was quite sure I wasn’t saying something profound when I wasn’t.” Speaking on Tuesday at a symposium on […]

Woke Investors Threaten The West’s Security

April 20, 2022 by

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By Rupert Darwall ~ Since Russia attacked Ukraine two months ago, Western governments have been learning the hard way about the critical importance of energy to their national security. Germany’s 20-year, trillion-dollar “Energiewende” (Energy Transformation) has made its economy totally dependent on supplies of Russian natural gas and paralyzed its response to Russian aggression. French president Emmanuel […]

John Kerry: Putin’s Useful Climate Idiot

March 6, 2022 by

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By Rupert Darwall ~ Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine marks the end of the West’s Era of Illusions. It was an era in which Western elites obsessed about solving climate change because the climate crisis was far more dangerous than issues of war and peace and the stability of the international system. They even convinced […]