Secure Freedom Minute: Energy Security is Not Optional
It’s no longer debatable that energy policy involves more than the sources of electric power countries or American states utilize to keep their consumers warm, cool, fed or employed. It is a matter of life and death.
For example, soaring temperatures in California are poised to precipitate rolling blackouts – and that’s before everyone there will depend on electricity for transportation. If heat prostration doesn’t take its toll, power disruption of vital services will.
Meanwhile, Europe will freeze this winter due to the knock-on effects of the war in Ukraine and reckless decisions by politicians to “go green.”
We can no longer ignore the imperative of enhancing the resiliency of our electric grid and the reliability of our energy supplies. Those who pretend otherwise are on notice that, if they persist in endangering both, they will be held responsible for the resulting carnage.
This is Frank Gaffney.
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