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Clean Energy’s Dirty Secret: They are Ineffective at Displacing CO2 Emissions

Rupert Darwall — National Review — September 22, 2014 Renewable energy has become a potent rallying cry uniting Hollywood and the Beltway. “We can move our economy town by town, state by state to renewable energy and a sustainable future,” Leonardo DiCaprio says in his eight-minute climate movie Carbon, released in August. In his fiscal-showdown […]

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Italy to Reduce Renewable Energy Subsidies

Italy will reduce subsidies for the renewable-energy industry to match levels in the rest ofEurope, Economic Development Minister Corrado Passera said. The incentives have produced “excessive” investment in solar and wind power, distorting prices, Passera told reporters today in Cernobbio, Italy. The government plans to exceed European targets on renewable usage without over-relying on taxpayers, Passera said.  link

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