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Busting the myths around public investment in clean energy

September 16, 2022

In a recent journal article published in Nature, CSSN Scholar Jonas Meckling co-challenges myths around the public investment in clean energy debate, highlighting ways to effectively implement these policies to advance decarbonization.

Read the article here.

Focus:

Critics have opposed clean energy public investment by claiming that governments must not pick winners, green subsidies enable rent-seeking behaviour, and failed companies means failed policy. These arguments are problematic and should not determine the direction of energy investment policies.

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