Concerned about blind spending on the Kumbaya spirit behind renewable energy, opponents have pushed to roll back incentives and mandates in state after state. Ohio lawmakers voted to freeze the phasing-in of power that utilities must buy from renewable energy sources.

Comment: Not in Illinois. We spend billions to cool the planet on mandates like Ohio’s, but nobody here bothers to measure just how many billions or the cost-effectiveness of how we spend it, as we wrote here earlier.

via A Pushback on Green Power – NYTimes.com.