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300! Solar Energy is Terrible, A Nation of Renters?

June 25, 2021

The ITT crew reminisces about the last 299 episodes. After this, they discuss a handful of articles that show how terrible solar energy is. Last, they talk about a potential trend of large investment firms buying up houses across the country.

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr and a special guest to present episode 300 of the In the Tank Podcast. The ITT crew reminisces about the last 299 episodes. After this, they discuss a handful of articles that show how terrible solar energy is. Last, they talk about a potential trend of large investment firms buying up houses across the country.   

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT – 300th EPISODE

In The Tank ep1
https://www.heartland.org/multimedia/podcasts/in-the-tank-podcast-outdated-laws-colonies-on-mars-and-candidates-with-beards

Give away – For viewers that comment their favorite moments/segments/interviews of In The Tank
https://www.amazon.com/Socialism-Evil-Moral-Against-Radical/dp/0999735527

 

SOLAR IS TERRIBLE

Shellenberger – Why Everything They Said About Solar Was Wrong
https://michaelshellenberger.substack.com/p/why-everything-they-said-about-solar

The Conversation – Stop removing your solar panels early, please. It’s creating a huge waste problem for Australia
https://theconversation.com/stop-removing-your-solar-panels-early-please-its-creating-a-huge-waste-problem-for-australia-160546

PV Tech – Built solar assets are ‘chronically underperforming’ and modules degrading faster than expected, research finds
https://www.pv-tech.org/built-solar-assets-are-chronically-underperforming-and-modules-degrading-faster-than-expected-research-finds/

 

GREAT RESET/ WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

State – Investment Firms Aren’t Buying All the Houses. But They Are Buying the Most Important Ones
https://slate.com/business/2021/06/blackrock-invitation-houses-investment-firms-real-estate.html

Bloomberg – America Should Become a Nation of Renters
https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-06-17/america-should-become-a-nation-of-renters

WEF – Welcome to 2030. I own nothing, have no privacy, and life has never been better
https://web.archive.org/web/20200919081413/https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/11/shopping-i-can-t-really-remember-what-that-is?utm_content=buffer60978&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Donald Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute, a research fellow for Heartland's "Stopping Socialism" project, and the host of Heartland's In the Tank Podcast and Stopping Socialism TV.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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Justin Haskins is the Editorial Director and a Research Fellow at The Heartland Institute. He is also the director of Heartland's Stopping Socialism project.
jhaskins@heartland.org @JustinTHaskins
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Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.
isaac.orr@americanexperiment.org @thefrackingguy