For an analysis with strikingly different conclusions, see\

We should be on the lookout for more full-cost accounting studies to post to the list, since this matters a lot.  

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School of Natural Resources and Environment, 
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From: Bioenergy and Sustainable Technology Society [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jason Evans
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2009 10:37 AM
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Subject: Recession and renewables

An interesting demonstration of both the risks and great potential 
for a move towards renewable energy in the near future.

Here's an article from yesterday's NY Times about the possible 
negative impacts of a prolonged recession on renewable energy:

Now compare that analysis to another NY Times article (different 
author) from March 6 describing the likelihood of the stimulus 
package bringing about a renewables boom:


Jason M. Evans, Ph.D.
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