Damn you, Al Gore!

Why must you come up with nice, succinct phrases that never occurred to me until I read them? Today I refer you to (there’s some pretty hilarious comments):

Here’s the difference, when the demand for wind and solar goes up, costs go down. When demand for oil and gas goes up, prices go up.

Nice way to illustrate a pretty clear difference between renewable and nonrenewable goods. I guess it applies to the behavior of limited and unlimited goods, in general.

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One Response

  1. Actually, there are a host of economic reasons for that dichotomy beyond limited and unlimited.

    The technology for harvesting Wind and Sun power effectively is still in its infancy, while we have had the technology to harvest power from petroleum for a long long time.

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