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Off the Road to Climate Serfdom



UnnamedThe political world is increasingly saying “no” to policies that make energy less available, more expensive, less reliable, and more intrusive in our lives.

Fossil Fuels Booming

Compared to 1988, when global warming first became a political issue, U.S. fossil-fuel consumption has grown by 13 percent despite generous government subsidies to ethanol, solar, and wind power.

In fact, growth in carbon-based energies in the last 30 years almost matches the total production of these three subsidized renewables, reports the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Overall, the market share of carbon-based energy is a robust 80 percent in the United States and 85 percent globally.



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