Jeffrey Leonard wants to get rid of all energy subsidies. Dave Roberts counters that "energy subsidy" has no clear definition and that government and energy can't be de-linked : 

[T]here is no disentangling governments from energy markets. The best way to think of the relationship is as coevolutionary: Governments evolve in symbiosis with energy sources, technologies, and markets. Energy is too central to modern life for it to be otherwise.

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