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Does Renewable Energy Have Unsustainable Costs?


Does Renewable Energy Have Unsustainable Costs?

Dallas Professional
Robert Bryce
Jul 26, 2017 6:30pm — 9:00pm Dallas, TX
Wednesday Jul 26
Wednesday Jul 26 2017
PAST EVENT Wednesday Jul 26 2017

"Green energy" garners a lot of attention in the mainstream media. Many politicians promote wind and solar as necessary solutions to climate change – but are unwilling to discuss that the fact that these are underdeveloped technologies with unsustainable costs. Government subsidies and tax breaks prop up these industries and distort the market – and cover up the true price of renewable energy.   

Join us in Dallas on July 26 for a salon dinner with Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Robert Bryce, whose recent National Review article discussed the “delusions of renewable energy." We’re having a conversation that cuts through the hype around renewables and focuses on the real implications of crony capitalism in the energy industry. 

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About the Speaker

Robert Bryce

Robert Bryce is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He has been writing about the energy sector for more than two decades, and his articles have appeared in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Atlantic, and Sydney Morning Herald.

He is the author of five books, including, most recently, Power Hungry: The Myths of ‘Green’ Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future (2010), which the Wall Street Journal called “precisely the kind of journalism we need to hold truth to power”, and Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper: How Innovation Keeps Proving the Catastrophists Wrong (2014), which the New York Times called a “book well worth reading” and the Wall Street Journal called an “engrossing survey.”

Bryce has delivered more than 200 invited and keynote lectures to groups of all kinds, ranging from the Marine Corps War College and University of Calgary, to the Sydney Institute and Melbourne’s Institute of Public Affairs. He appears regularly on major media outlets, including CNN, Fox News, PBS, NPR, and BBC. Bryce holds a B.F.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.



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