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 which is the United States should transition the use of fossil fuels to the use of renewable energy.
I was able to find out that the Democratic Party supports the use of renewable energy. According to the Democratic Party website, President Obama supports the use of renewable energy and has doubled the use of wind, solar, and geothermal since 2008 (Democrats). The Democratic Party has shown that they are increasing the use of renewable energy. The Democrats were able to increase the use of renewable energy because of certain legislation that was passed. According to the Whitehouse website, the Recovery act helped increase the renewable energy jobs. The Recovery Act give payment-in-lieu-of-tax credits, tax credits, and loans to renewable…
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