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- United Nations Misleads About Food Production and Climate Change - October 10, 2019
- Wealth Tames ‘Extreme’ Weather - October 9, 2019
- Trump’s ESA Changes: A Good Start - September 18, 2019
Energy expert Tom Tanton discusses is Reason Foundation study, Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Renewable Portfolio Standards: A Guide for Policymakers, which found serious flaws federal energy laboratories analysis of the benefits and costs of state renewable energy mandates.
He found that the government report understates the costs, and overstates the benefits, while ignoring entirely a whole range of environmental harms wind and solar farms cause. Tanton concludes that each state should reexamine their Renewable Energy Portfolio laws and determine whether the results merit continuing the costly programs.