Ep. 4 Krugman Hearts Solar and Wind, Attacks Fossil Fuels
This week, Krugman says only GOP intransigence, and devotion to Big Energy, can account for conservative hostility to renewable energy. Wind and solar power aren’t for hippies anymore, he says; they’re growing by leaps and bounds and becoming more and more plausible as substantial energy sources for the United States.
We disagree, and we’ve got the numbers on our side.
“Enemies of the Sun” (Oct. 5, 2015)
Related Krugman Item
“Will Renewables Become Cost-Competitive Anytime Soon?”
“Levelized Cost of New Electricity Generating Technologies”
“Negative Prices and the High Price of Windpower,” by Lisa Linowes
Statistics on the various energy sources
Graph: The Explosion in Growth in Solar and Wind Energy
(Yes, that’s sarcasm.)
Paul Krugman’s House
Count all the solar panels!
Related Episode, Tom Woods Show
Ep. 156 Against the Catastrophists (Robert Bryce)
Need More Episodes?
Check out the Tom Woods Show, which releases a new episode every weekday. Become a smarter libertarian in just 30 minutes a day!