The politics of renewable energy

The politics of renewable energy / James Bushnell, Energy Economics Exchange, 26/01/2014

http://energyathaas.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/the-politics-of-renewable-energy/

I found yesterday’s NY Times article on the shifting politics of renewable energy morbidly fascinating on both a political and economic level. Basically the article pieces together anecdotes of odd-couple political alliances between renewable energy boosters and Republicans, Libertarians (e.g. Barry Goldwater Jr.), or Tea Party stripes. My reaction was that the Times seems to have found a collection of Republicans who want to support renewable energy for all the wrong reasons. Barry Goldwater seems to see renewable energy as a freedom issue and solar panels as sticking it to the man – where the man in this case is the electric utility…


OpenEdition vous propose de citer ce billet de la manière suivante :
Danièle Revel (30 janvier 2014). The politics of renewable energy. Veille énergie climat. Consulté le 13 juillet 2024 à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/oatx


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