Ken Silverstein of Forbes asks if free markets or government should take the lead when it comes to correcting climate change.
- According to the International Renewable Energy Agency, investments in the clean energy sector now total over $330 billion annually.
- Free markets and the private sector are advancing clean energy solutions.
- Free markets and economic freedom are best equipped to lead the way to combat climate change with the government playing a limited role.
“’Fundamentally, we need serious solutions,’ says Drew Bond…’The most serious ones are based on free-market economics,’ he continues. ‘Forcing utilities to buy a certain amount of electricity is a top-down solution. There ought to first be a whole lot of competition. If we can’t achieve there, let’s look at it again.'”
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