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Ryan Yonk (Pt.1): Dissecting Wind, Solar, Hydro, Biomass, and Geothermal

December 15, 2015

In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Ryan Yonk, Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at Utah State University and Executive Director of Strata Policy joins Managing Editor of Environment & Climate News, H.

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In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Ryan Yonk, Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at Utah State University and Executive Director of Strata Policy joins Managing Editor of Environment & Climate News, H. Sterling Burnett. Yonk joins Burnett to discuss the environmental impacts, reliability, benefits, and costs of the various renewable energy sources.

Yonk and his colleagues at the Institute for Political Economy out of Utah State University produced a series of five papers that provide an apples-to-apples comparison of the economic, environmental and physical reliability of Wind, Solar, Hydro, Biomass and Geothermal renewable energy sources.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org