Smart Green Thinking On Display
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  • Kavanna

    Actually, most of the money should just be returned to taxpayers or bondholders. A proper basic research program in this area would cost a fraction of the current subsidies. The risks, rewards, and losses of applied research, commercialization, and marketing should be left to private actors.

    If adjustment to “naked” market prices are needed to offset polluting energy sources, just impose taxes on the offending activity. Most of this stuff is not hard and doesn’t require the overthinking and army of special interests that inevitably emerge with interventionist approaches.

    Nice to see even al-Guardian bashing environmentalists for being hostile to science. The movement is one of the main forces today attracting the public away from scientific thinking.

    (Say hi to Bjorn for me.)

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