The truth about energy subsidies – solar gets 436 times more than coal

Paul Homewood sums up the subsidy deception nicely:

“It appears that the Loony Left have their own strange lexicon.

Investment in, and taxes paid by, fossil fuels are regarded as a subsidy.

But subsidies given to renewable energy firms are called investment!”

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2016/07/20/fossil-fuel-subsidies-the-truth/

Watts Up With That?

The next time some paid troll whines about coal getting government subsidies, and wind and solar being “pure” show them this.

From the Washington Times:

energy-subsidies-chart

By Stephen Moore

One of Hillary Clinton’s wackier ideas is to build half a billion solar panels — at taxpayer expense. It would be one of the largest corporate welfare giveaways in American history. The Institute for Energy Research (IER) estimates that the cost of the plan will reach $205 billion. That’s a lot of money to throw at Elon Musk and all of Hillary’s high-powered green energy friends.

By the way, there are only 320 million people in the country so her plan would mean more solar panels than people. If Hillary has her way, the entire landscape in America will be blighted by windmills and solar panels. How is this green?

The economics here are even worse. Back in the 1970s Washington made a…

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