What’s the Res?

What’s the Res - Season 2, Episode 24 - Nov/Dec LD Res Analysis - Resolved: “The United States ought to eliminate subsidies for fossil fuels.”

October 11, 2019

Josh and Ethan discuss the Nov/Dec 2019 Lincoln Douglas resolution - "Resolved: The United States ought to eliminate subsidies for fossil fuels." They go over definitions, strategies, a couple of article (links below), and suggestions on Aff and Neg for value structures. The Neg ground is harder to find in this one, but Ethan has the strategy angle covered! Enjoy! And let us know what you think!

Links:

- https://www.eesi.org/papers/view/fact-sheet-fossil-fuel-subsidies-a-closer-look-at-tax-breaks-and-societal-costs

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/05/how-much-does-world-subsidize-oil-coal-and-gas/589000/

https://www.vox.com/2019/5/17/18624740/fossil-fuel-subsidies-climate-imf

 

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