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10550Re: Energy subsidies

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  • Jay Ring
    Apr 7, 2011
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      I have not heard this argument before. Could you explain?


      --- In hreg@yahoogroups.com, Bill or Dorothy Swann <dbswann4@...> wrote:
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      > The dollars in subsidies need to reflect pounds of carbon emitted. Annual
      > 42,600,000,000,000 #'s for ancient stored solar energy.
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      > Thanks,Bill S
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      > ________________________________
      > From: Tyra Rankin <tyra@...>
      > To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Thu, April 7, 2011 12:26:13 PM
      > Subject: RE: [hreg] Energy subsidies
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      > Kevin:
      >
      > Great statistics. I assume that the $312 Billion is an annual figure spent on
      > oil and gas subsidies worldwide. I wonder what they mean by “consumption
      > subsidies?” That term makes me think the number for total subsidies for oil and
      > gas is much larger. Few offer the full details on these figures.
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      >
      > Tyra
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      > From:hreg@yahoogroups.com [mailto: hreg@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of kevin
      > conlin
      > Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 11:38 AM
      > To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [hreg] Energy subsidies
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      >
      > This came across my screen this morning....
      >
      > --Although fossil fuels are mature and renewables currently cost more,
      > fossil fuels still gobble up the lion's share of subsidies. The fossil
      > industry worldwide benefits from $312 billion in consumption subsidies.
      > Renewables only get $57 billion. (Note: This sort of stat will make fossil
      > advocates switch from arguing that 'subsidies are wrong' to 'larger
      > subsidies to larger industries make sense.')
      >
      > Heliosolar Design, Inc.
      > Kevin Conlin
      > PH: 281-202-9629
      > kevin@...
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