The advantages of the fossil fuel industry are enormous,” Brian explained. ”They’re enormous and politicians complain about a little tiny subsidy for a solar company. They’re not seeing the whole picture. If there is even a modicum of price integrity restored to this scenario we would see American innovation unleashed. We would see clean tech solutions. We would see a whole new outpouring of funding into a new sector. This would be a job creator… this would do kind of all of the things that need to happen in this sector so America can get a foot forward,” he said.
Brian Merchant on The Dylan Ratigan Show discussing his article on the true cost of fossil fuels and ways to create jobs by addressing energy independence.