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But in the long, long term cheap energy from solar is the kind of factor that can reverse the pressure gradient of migration flows. (To continue from my diary...)

The long term cost base of (for example) Bavaria just isn't good. The winters and the cost of local energy production are a problem.

by Metatone (metatone [a|t] gmail (dot) com) on Fri Jan 6th, 2012 at 04:50:59 AM EST
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In the long run we're all dead, and the short run is largely a political choice.

tens of millions of people stand to see their lives ruined because the bureaucrats at the ECB don't understand introductory economics -- Dean Baker
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jan 6th, 2012 at 04:56:31 AM EST
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