Marc Morano has his office in the center of power in Washington. Photo: Alex Wroblewski
Paper: "Under President Trump, Morano has more fun than for a long time...If Morano used to be a mocker at the political margins, he is today an echo of his own president. It has made life much more fun.'
Morano: 'What worries me is people who think that you can alter and control the climate with modern witchcraft -- through regulations and carbon taxes.
Christiana Figueres, the former United Nations official responsible for the 2015 Paris climate agreement, has a startling vision for restaurants of the future: Anyone who wants a steak should be banished.
“How about restaurants in 10-15 years start treating carnivores the same way that smokers are treated?” Figueres suggested during a recent conference. “If they want to eat meat, they can do it outside the restaurant.”
Bjorn Lomborg reacts: That’s because your hamburger is being blamed for climate change. Meat production — especially raising cattle — emits methane and requires carbon-dioxide-intensive inputs. In the breathless language of recent reporting, a “huge reduction in meat-eating is essential” to avoid “climate breakdown.”
“It’s inevitable that we’re going to create industry, and it’s inevitable that we can use the transition to a hundred percent renewable energy as the vehicle to truly deliver and establish economic, social and racial justice in the United States of America.”