Ep. 4 Krugman Hearts Solar and Wind, Attacks Fossil Fuels

10 October 2015     |     Tom Woods     |     30


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.

Krugman Column

Enemies of the Sun” (Oct. 5, 2015)

Related Krugman Item

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Contra Columns

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!


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