What are some good arguments for a debate about being against the government subsidizing renewable energy?
I need some help for a debate being held in my class and I have had no luck finding any information on this topic. If anyone has any helpful information, that would be great. I also need some sources of where I (helpful answerer) found the facts. Thank you.
Asked By: Kory - 1/29/2012
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"For every new position that depends on energy price supports, at least 2.2 jobs in other industries will disappear, according to a study from King Juan Carlos University in Madrid... More
Answered By: Entropy - 1/29/2012
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Wind mills are expensive and only work when there is wind, so it take 50 years just to pay them back... More
Answered By: John W - 1/29/2012
It is socialism. If renewable energy is economically viable there is no need for the taxpayers - that's what the govt is - to subsidize it. What gives Obama the right to decide what businesses should get benefits and which should not?
Answered By: jaker - 1/29/2012
I can't think of any other than the fact that we can't afford it. Although I have heard that ethanol is forcing the cost of corn to rise, so that is something to look into. I am not doing your homework for you... More
Answered By: AprilAnn - 1/29/2012
Subsidizing implies there is research to be done, the the technology in fact exists and has been on retail markets for over 20 years. Right now you can build a 100% alternative energy efficient home for a few thousand dollars over the base construction price. All the hardware is already proven and available, why... More
Answered By: Gunny T - 1/29/2012
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