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Renewable Energy Doesn’t Get More In Subsidies Than Fossil & Nuclear Energy Have Gotten, & Continue To Get

January 26th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

A highly misleading anti-cleantech talking point is that renewable energy "relies on government subsidies," and that all of the renewable energy growth in recent years is attributable to them. In actuality, fossil fuels and nuclear power have been receiving government support for much longer than renewable energy has. They have received much more government subsidy historically speaking than renewables. And these dirty energy options continue to receive a tremendous amount of government support even though they are overripe industries in many regards


Mitt Romney’s Winners & Losers

October 16th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

  Here’s a great post by perhaps the best Congressperson in office today, Bernie Sanders, on Mitt Romney’s relationship to [&hellip


Renewable Power Surge: UK Sets Out to Be the ‘Rolls Royce’ of Marine Energy

October 28th, 2011 | by Andrew

Marine power - generating clean, renewable electricity primarily from ocean waves and tidal currents - has been high up on the energy policy and political agenda across the UK, particularly in Scotland. Proposed increases in government investments and subsidies is boosting investment, start-ups and attracting growing interest on the part of multinational energy and engineering companies



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