Biden White House May Sanction Chinese Solar “Slavery” Panels, Threatening Renewables Growth
May 14, 2021 | By Michael Shellenberger
Over the last several weeks I have been writing about the morally urgent issue of halting the importation of solar panels made under forced labor conditions in China, where the U.S. State Department says genocide is underway. Yesterday, the Biden Administration finally addressed the issue in a congressional hearing.
“How can you assure us,” asked Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) of President Joe Biden’s climate envoy, John Kerry, “that solar panels made from slave labor coming out of China, where genocide is taking place as we speak, are never a part of the climate solution in the United States?”