February 1, 2013

Is Clean Energy an Impossible Dream?

Taylor & Van Doren, Huffington Post


Don't get us wrong: If low-polluting renewable energy sources could displace fossil fuels without massive taxpayer subsidies that would harm the economy, you'd find us at the front of the parade. But President Obama's undying devotion to clean energy -- memorably invoked in his inaugural address -- should trouble anyone who does not believe in showering public money on industries with no hope of a back-end payoff for the taxpayer or consumer. . .

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TAGGED: U.S. Energy Policy, Clean Energy, Huffington Post


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Raghida Dergham, Huff Post
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Fred Upton's Energy Work Starts @ Home
Alex Brown, Nat'l Journal
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