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More meddling in the market

I post this article, despite its breathless credulity about the imminence of a world beyond petroleum, because it reveals how Washington works. Bush and the…

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Kyoto = blackouts

I recently debated a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) activist on global warming and the future of the U.S. electricity supply. The activist made the…

Op-Eds

A Windfall of Bad Ideas

In the third-quarter of 2005, the major U.S. oil companies—ExxonMobil, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, BP America, and Shell Oil Company—collectively earned almost $26 billion in profits, an…

Antitrust

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All Cost, No Benefit

Tomorrow, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on Sen. Jeff Bingaman's (D-N.M.) Climate and Economy Insurance Act. Originally…

Antitrust

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Crazy on Carbon Dioxide

Full document available in pdf format. On <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />April 8, 2005, the D.C. circuit court of…

Climate

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Reef Madness

                                               Full article available as a pdf. Now that <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Russia has ratified the…

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No to Kyoto Treaty

<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />USA TODAY's editorial fails to make an economic case for U.S. ratification of the Kyoto Protocol (“Global…

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Carbon dioxide is your friend

Jeffrey Sparshott’s otherwise excellent article “Putin Cabinet approves signing of Kyoto protocol” (Business, Friday) unwittingly promotes the alarmist view that carbon dioxide emissions…

Climate

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Et Tu, Edison?

<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />   The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the association of shareholder-owned electric power companies, opposes…

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Lewis Letter to DOE

<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />October 23, 2003<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />   Mrs.

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Thank You, Pew!

You've got to hand it to the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 /><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Pew Center on Global Climate…

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Common Sense

Recently, the House International Relations Committee approved a “Sense of Congress” resolution, introduced by Rep. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), that embraces the Kyoto Protocol's…

Climate

Op-Eds

A Backwards Step in U.S. Energy Policy

Which climate-related initiative poses the biggest threat to <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />America’s economic future?<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”…

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Heed Hillary’s Herald

Will Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) intercede with Sacramento politicians to protect the California marketplace for pickup trucks, minivans, and SUVs? Senator Feinstein is not widely…

Climate

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Precautionary Foolishness

PRECAUTIONARY FOOLISHNESS Marlo Lewis, Jr. Staff Director Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, Natural Resources, and Regulatory AffairsSpeech to the Doctors for Disaster PreparednessJuly…

Products

Deja Vu All Over Again

History doesn’t repeat itself, but the machinations of big-government politicians are vexingly repetitious. Perhaps nothing better illustrates the plus ca change, plus ca meme…

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No Quarter for Kyoto

Most policy disputes are first and foremost rhetorical battles for the moral high ground. Is affirmative action unfair racial preference or justice to minorities?…

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