It wouldn’t just be the lives and wellbeing of rural Americans. Doing away with cattle would upend major industries throughout the economy.
Declaring a “climate emergency” would open the door to rule by diktat over environmental policy. You can envision the authoritarian possibilities.
Professor Peter Ridd doubted that the Great Barrier Reef was almost dead due to global warming, and argued as much.
Authoritarian central planning never works and it wouldn’t “save the planet.” It would just make us all less prosperous and free.
During the present coronavirus threat we can learn some valuable lessons about model predictions.