Sunday, February 19, 2012

Articles for Debate on Clean Energy Subsidies

Wikipedia page on energy subsidies.  Decent overview of how energy subsidies work and what their purpose is:

NYT article on Cash for Clunkers program.  Cash for Clunkers, while not a subsidy program for companies, was highly effective and widely supported:

NYT topic report on Ethanol.  Example of a once-untouchable government energy subsidy that is falling out of favor:

Hoover Institute Economist and Chair of G.W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisers article on Solyndra.  An admittedly different perspective on the appropriate role of government in promoting clean energy:

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