Do those who pursue renewable energy as an end in itself fail to see the wood for the trees? Is smoke less polluting? Europe’s wood subsidies show the folly of focusing green policy on “renewables”. This 2013 excerpt is from The Economist, Apr 6.
A Bulletin on Wasteful Government Spending New Campaign — End All Subsidies When politicians spend our money wastefully, many of us resent having to pay taxes, even taxes that make us more efficient, such as a tax on land. Further, […]
Bankers, investors flee the debts from subsidies and foregone rents Short-term help for a few equals long-term hurt for us all We trim and blend five 06-07 articles: (1) Subsidies keep flights at small airports in the air by Thomas […]
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Cut Subsidies to the Polluters Green Scissors 2000 Below is a news announcement from Friends of the Earth. Green Scissors 2000 Identifies 77 Environmentally Harmful Spending Subsidies Costing Taxpayers $50 Billion Taxpayer and Environmental Groups Target Pork Barrel Programs Washington, […]
Special Privilege Ruining Our Seas Commercial Fishing Subsidies Hurt Everyone Here are portions of an excellent report by Reuters on one of the most destructive forms of international corporate welfare — artificial subsidies to commercial fishing companies. by Stephanie Nebehay […]