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The lopsided story of energy subsidies in the United States

Energy Subsidies: Oil versus Renewables

In a world that must reduce its dependency on fossil fuels, replacing oil subsidies with renewable energy subsidies makes sense. Although this is undeniably difficult, it would produce both environmental and economic benefits. Putting an end to oil subsidies would free public money that could be used to promote clean energy and make renewables more competitive. Although renewable energy is destined to increase it…

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Environmental News Wrap: Fossil vs. Renewable-The True Cost of Energy, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The cheaper fossil fuels are for consumers the more slowly we will move towards renewable energy. The New York Times takes the perspective that renewable energy is too expensive in this piece about the renewable energy market. The Economist reports on the would be effects…

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