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Statistic of the Day: Going Carbon-Free Would Cost Every American $11,300 PER YEAR

From realistic climatologist Bjorn Lomborg, writing in The Wall Street Journal this week, a jarring analysis of the cost of imposing the Biden/Pelosi/Schumer/AOC carbon-free "Green New Deal" agenda for every American annually:

 

A new study in Nature finds that a 95% reduction in American carbon emissions by 2050 will annually cost 11.9% of U.S. gross domestic product. To put that in perspective: Total expenditure on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid came to 11.6% of GDP in 2019. The annual cost of trying to hit Mr. Biden’s target will rise to $4.4 trillion by 2050. That’s more than everything the federal government is projected to take in this year in tax revenue. It breaks down to $11,300 per person per year, or almost 500 times more than what a majority of Americans…[more]

October 15, 2021 • 12:33 PM

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Statement on the Passing of Bruce Herschensohn Print
By Jeff Mazzella
Tuesday, December 01 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we share the sad news of the passing of our friend and Center for Individual Freedom board member Bruce Herschensohn. 

Bruce was an extraordinary man who lived a remarkably accomplished life.  He moved so many people as a film-maker, writer, author, TV commentator, presidential advisor, professor, U.S. Senate candidate in California and board member, among many other pursuits. Bruce’s knowledge of history was unparalleled. His love of country and the cause of freedom unmatched. Most of all, Bruce was truly loved by all who were fortunate to know him.

We are incredibly grateful to him for his contributions to our organization and our country. He will be missed by all.

Godspeed, Bruce. 

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