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Biden’s Green Energy Agenda Puts the U.S. at China’s Mercy (Guest: Duggan Flanakin)

February 1, 2021

Joe Biden’s opposition to mining and insistence on green energy leaves the U.S. reliant on China for rare earth metals.

The Trump administration lifted the United States into energy independence. The Biden administration's green energy agenda requires critical minerals to function that can only be produced through mining. Yet, Biden opposes mining for these minerals. Because China dominates the markets for these minerals, the U.S. will become dependent on communist China for our energy and technology needs under Biden.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D., is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org