Ideological Differences On Renewable Energy

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Ideological Differences on Renewable Energy Ever wonder what the world would be if there was no more energy, no more electricity in our household and no more gas for our car? Energy is a necessary resource that is used every day in American households and vehicles. Unfortunately, majority of the energy that is currently used comes from fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are un-renewable energy, which means that one day that it would eventually disappear. Unlike fossil fuels, there is an alternative way to get energy, from renewable sources. I will be presenting the Democrat’s and the Republican’s views on renewable energy use and also be comparing the similarities and differences. I will also explain my own perspective on renewable energy use…show more content…
By giving support to renewable energy projects, it help increase the number of renewable energy jobs and helps decrease the use of fossil fuels. They have made improvements on its current renewable energy use but, according to Usnews, the Democrats have a plan for 2035. “As part of an ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy, generating 80 percent of the nation 's electricity from clean energy sources by 2035” (Usnews). If the majority of the nation’s electricity comes from renewable energy, there would be less of a need to use the depleting fossil fuel supply. The Democrats have increased the use of renewable energy by legislation and will continue making renewable energy the new standard instead of fossil fuel. Even though Democrats believe renewable energy is the way of the future, there are others who do not necessarily think so. Unlike the Democratic Party view on renewable energy, the Republican Party believe that fossil fuels should be the main focus instead of renewable energy. According to the GOP, Republican Party, website, the Republicans actually encourages renewable energy, but they think “the taxpayers should not serve as venture capitalists for risky endeavors” (GOP) The Republicans think it is too big of a risk to invest into the renewable energy. The reasons why renewable energy is riskier is evident on the Whitehouse website. “Today, solar power is significantly more expensive than electricity from fossil fuels in most regions of the
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