Cost of War in Iraq vs Money Spend on Alternative Energy

via Kottke, check out the graph on this page comparing what the US spends on research for alternative energy.

And that’s just the $ cost.

2 thoughts on “Cost of War in Iraq vs Money Spend on Alternative Energy”

  1. Yeah, when the page first loaded, and I scrolled down, initially I thought the download stalled out and left the image hung up.

    Also, lost in the bottom there, I noticed that coal investment is STILL over double what is furnished to coal; what is the deal there? Aren’t the solar jobs (to improve the tech, engineer and manufacture the panels, and maintain them…jobs I wouldn’t mind my kids doing) at least as valuable to the USA economy as coal jobs (which tend to be jobs like mining…nothing I want my kids doing, I know that)?

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