Let's Talk Global Warming

Episode 13: Economy & Fossil Fuels

June 30, 2020 Stevi Season 1 Episode 13
Let's Talk Global Warming
Episode 13: Economy & Fossil Fuels
Show Notes

Are fossil fuels actually beneficial for our economies? Is renewable energy really more expensive? Are there more jobs in the fossil fuel sector? In this episode, I argue against three myths about the economics behind fossil fuels.

Sources:

New Scientist: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2219927-us-green-economy-has-10-times-more-jobs-than-the-fossil-fuel-industry/
Forbes: 

Environment and Energy Study Institute (EESI): https://www.eesi.org/papers/view/fact-sheet-fossil-fuel-subsidies-a-closer-look-at-tax-breaks-and-societal-costs#:~:text=For%20fiscal%20year%202019%2C%20Congress,use%20of%20coal%2Dfired%20power.

 Music:
“News Theme” by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY. Edited to be shorter but content was not changed. 

Link to Song Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4122-news-theme/

Link to Author’s Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/artists/profile/9-kevin-macleod/

Link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcod