A two-week United Nations gathering on how countries can collaboratively work to fight climate change is wrapping up. Many national representatives met at the climate summit, known as the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), in hope of finalizing new agreements and pledges for global carbon emissions reductions. While working toward a cleaner environment is an important goal, COP conferences in the past have just recycled tired old talking points calling for the abolition of non-renewable fuels, more government involvement in the economy, and a pile-on of anti-consumer regulations. We’d hope for more realistic and cost-efficient strategies, but taxpayers should expect more of the same this year.
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