The Rosett Report

A Bipartisan Beef: Here Come the Climate Commissars

Whichever candidate wins, the drumbeat is that Americans, along with all the other bills and bailouts, will be slated for further sacrifice — not in the name of change, but in the name of stopping “climate change.”

If the aim is — reasonably enough — to look for alternatives to oil, it would be worth disentangling that agenda from the calls for UN and government-backed bureaucracies (the folks who brought us, respectively, Oil-for-Food and subprime mortgages) to regulate and license rights to the atmosphere itself. At the very least, how about a closer look at the credentials behind the “science” and personnel of the bureaucracies now aiming to bleed Americans white in the name of going green. More in my column today on Forbes.com .