Energy Technology
February 6th, 2023 Podcast by The Last Optimist

The Last Optimist: The Coming Tsunami of Energy (Transition) Spending and the Physics of Money

Hundreds of billions of American dollars are about to gush forth from Washington in service of accelerating the vaunted energy transition. But there’s a problem, one anchored in what can only be called the physics of money. Economists and policymakers like to talk about “market failures” in achieving energy goals. But even gushers of money can’t change what nature permits.

About The Last Optimist

The roaring 2020s are upon us and the Manhattan Institute’s senior fellow Mark P. Mills is here to make sense of it. In a brand-new new podcast, The Last Optimist, Mills applies his knowledge as an author, businessman, and physicist to explore issues of the day and host insightful conversations with leading thinkers and innovators.