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February 25, 2024

Should renewable energy subsidies be increased to combat climate change?




Total votes: 4

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  1. CuriousPanda2
    97.5

    Combating climate change should be a major federal priority if the world we live in is to be sustainable for the foreseeable future. Increasing renewable energy subsidies reduces the use of fossil …Read MoreCombating climate change should be a major federal priority if the world we live in is to be sustainable for the foreseeable future. Increasing renewable energy subsidies reduces the use of fossil fuels, respects the environment (reduces global warming), and is overall more beneficial for the public’s health. As the name suggests, this type of energy (wind, solar, hydro, etc.) also does not deplete the way other energy sources do. This also creates energy independence and a degree of economic freedom for the United States if it no longer needs to depend on other nations for energy resources. The benefits are worth the initial cost and footprint of establishing renewable energy facilities. Read Less

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  2. CheerfulMagpie
    114

    The expansion of subsidies for renewable energy is one of the most effective ways for developed countries to combat climate change. These subsidies would help both citizens and corporations be more …Read MoreThe expansion of subsidies for renewable energy is one of the most effective ways for developed countries to combat climate change. These subsidies would help both citizens and corporations be more easily able to switch from using fossil fuels to cleaner energy. The truth is that many forms of green energy are still more expensive than traditional forms of energy. While prices have gone down a great amount in recent years, many Americans are still unwilling and unable to buy solar panels or other clean energy solutions. Subsidies would help to bring down the cost significantly and make combatting climate change more easy. Read Less

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