Technological Obstacles To Implementing The Green New Deal
Published on: January 28, 2020
Proponents of the Green New Deal want to shift all electricity production to renewable energy sources in just twelve years. Reducing carbon emissions is a noble goal, but converting entirely to renewables in that time frame wouldn’t just be expensive, it would be impossible. Increasing renewable energy production will require rapid technological advancements.
- Is relying solely on wind and solar power a feasible strategy to reduce carbon emissions?
- What sort of technological improvements would lead to a rapid decrease in carbon emissions?
- Read “A Closer Look at the Left’s Agenda: Scientific, Economic, and Numerical Illiteracy on the Campaign Trail” by Michael J. Boskin, available here:
- Read “The Green New Deal Is a Pipe Dream, Not a Serious Policy Proposal” by Lee Ohanian, available here
- Read “The Green New Deal and the Politics of Pessimism” by David Davenport, available here