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Taiwanese farmers switch to generating clean energy

Graham Watson

10th February 2017

An interesting clip that touches upon at least two negative externalities.

Because of changing soil conditions, Taiwanese farmers have switched from producing crops - presumably because of environmental degradation - to using the sites to generate renewable energy - and reducing the negative externalities associated with less environmentally-friendly methods of energy production.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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