Q&A with 2014 Lone Mountain Fellow Frank Wolak.
Dino Falaschetti, PERC's Executive Director, shares a story on the lessons of green energy policy and green growth.
For every $100 billion that the United States centrally directs to clean energy, GDP may decrease by over 0.4%, says Dino Falaschetti.
For more than two decades, special interests have persuaded Congress to mandate Americans buy ethanol whether they want to or not. As a result, 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop is now used for ethanol rather than food.
"Green energy" generation is being curtailed, delayed, or prohibited due to competing environmental goals. For example wind turbines are killing endangered bats.
Artificial trees do the job of real trees - removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.