Capitalism Makes the World Go Green

By James Hires Socialism has grabbed headlines in the past few years. Many think problems like climate change can be solved only through government intervention. That’s just plain wrong.

The world’s energy demands are rising quickly. Some of the most rapid growth in the energy sector comes from renewable sources. Solar and wind power are becoming more economical by the day. As a result, people are consuming more energy from renewables each year.

By midcentury, renewable energy will make up nearly half of all energy production. Fossil fuels will likely peak around 2030 and decline steadily from then on.

Much of green energy’s growth in recent …read more