Professor William F. Shughart II, of Utah State University, and Josh Smith, of the Center for Growth and Opportunity, argue that the best way to promote progress in the renewable energy sector is not to halt production of fossil fuels. Refusing to acknowledge that the U.S. still relies heavily on fossil fuels will hamper the U.S. economy. Instead, allowing business competition to spur technological advances will create a better fuel economy in a shorter time.
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