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Per-Worker Productivity Compared: Fossil Fuels versus Wind and Solar
David McGruer February 4, 2021
Supporters of wind and solar energy present these industries as modern, competitive, and poised to replace fossil fuels in a “great energy transition.” One of their “selling points” is that generating so-called renewable energy creates more jobs. Indeed, it does—but is this a pro or a con?