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The European Commission piously declared the EU will push energy policies to produce “a cleaner planet and a stronger economy,” and become “climate-neutral” by 2050. Its hubris is breathtaking. The Brussels climate-change clerisy takes as a matter of faith man’s economic activity is a critical driver of climate change, the impact is an existential threat,… » read more

Posted by Eric Grover

Venture capital funds relatively risky businesses with significant upside. It’s expensive capital. When successful however it has an outsized economic impact. Think PayPal, Square, Google, Facebook Amazon, and Uber. EC bureaucrats worry the EU has insufficient venture capital and is therefore disadvantaged relative to the US in creating big, transformational businesses. When Brussels perceives a… » read more

Posted by Eric Grover