22 Nov '11, 3pm

energy

energy

Some politicians are trying to turn clean energy into something dirty. They say we ought to cut federal support for energy programs - unless maybe they involve drilling for oil and gas. he money to do it by eliminating tax breaks to Big Oil companies. In a Science magazine editorial, Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates says that if Americans don’t do more to support clean energy innovation, we face a very dim future. Gates is part of a group of business leaders (the American Energy Innovation Council ) that is urging the country to increase federal energy research funding from $5 billion to $16 billion a year. “The United States is uniquely positioned to lead in energy innovation, with great universities and national laboratories and an abundance of entrepreneurial talent,” Gates writes in Science. “But the government must lend a hand.” The richest person in America says...

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