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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Green Jobs Getting New Emphasis by Obama

“Obama planned to announce on Wednesday new steps to increase the role of biofuels in powering the nation and to release a report detailing how Washington could increase investments in green technologies, an administration official said. The president was also expected to discuss so-called clean coal technologies, said the official, who spoke ahead of the announcement only on condition of anonymity.” (Washington Post, Wednesday)

Has he bothered to look at the record of government attempts to pick winners?

FEE Timely Classic
“Wasting Energy on Energy Efficiency” by Ben Lieberman

  • Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.