Reconciliation Bill Sends U.S. Money, Jobs, and Energy Security to China

Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi like to refer to their proposed $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package as “Build Back Better.” In reality, they should call it, “Build China Better.” The reconciliation bill’s wind and solar energy mandates would force the abandonment of American energy production and make us heavily dependent on Chinese materials, equipment, and infrastructure.

In a presentation this afternoon, I presented four PowerPoint slides showing how foreign nations – and particularly China – dominate the mining and processing of materials necessary for wind and solar equipment, and how China similarly dominates the manufacturing of wind turbines and solar panels.

In response to requests to share the slides I put together, here they are:

PPT James Taylor China Reconciliation Sep 2019

[Photo of Xi Jinping, General-Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.]

James Taylor
James Taylor
James Taylor is the President of the Heartland Institute. Taylor is also director of Heartland's Arthur B. Robinson Center for Climate and Environmental Policy. Taylor is the former managing editor (2001-2014) of Environment & Climate News, a national monthly publication devoted to sound science and free-market environmentalism.

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