Oct 23, 2023 Joseph E. Stiglitz
But large private financial firms are more than hesitant because they do not receive the same guarantees that profits will be privatized and losses socialized, as is apparently normal with "public-private partnerships".
And why should we expect the private sector to solve a long-term problem of public goods such as climate change? The private sector is notorious for its short-sightedness and for focusing only on its own profit rather than the benefit to society.
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 3:52:00 PM
Renewable energy is the obvious choice but it is fraught with many concerns: people claim that it is too expensive, low quality, not avail- able in sufficient quantities, that it has nega- tive environmental effects and usurps jobs.
However, in this brochure we show that these claims are myths and misconceptions ->
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