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Play the Energy Game

Fans of Sid Meier’s classic video game Civilization are framiliar to the challenge of designing an entire society, God-like from above. Fans of energy…

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Recent Studies Suggest Too Much

Wall Street Journal science columnist Robert Lee Hotz has a fascinating profile of epidemiologist John Ioannidis and his view that because of unacknowledged biases…

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The Costs of Cap-and-Trade

Curve-aceous economist Arthur Laffer (and his colleague Wayne Winegarden) have a new study out this week, estimating the costs to the U.S. economy…

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Jane Fonda: Climate Criminal

Shocking allegations, from the New York Times by way of Editor & Publisher: In their regular “Freakanomics” column which will appear in this Sunday’s…

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David Thibault, RIP

CNSNews.com Editor-in-Chief David Thibault died today, after a long fight with cancer. Many of us here at CEI have worked closely with the reporters and…

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Just Say No…to The Yes Men

This week DC played host to the anti-corporate shenanigans of The Yes Men, self-proclaimed “culture jammers” who get off on impersonating corporate and government spokespeople…

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Gouged by the Government

Here’s what (state) regulators can do for you: fine a gas station owner for giving a two-cent a gallon discount to senior citizens. That’s the…

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100 Million is Enough

This morning saw the dedication of the Victims of Communism Memorial here in Washington, D.C. Remarks were given by President Bush and Reps. Tom…

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Washington, DC: We’re #1!

…in “sun protection awareness,” that is. According to a press release citing a poll by the American Academy of Dermatology, people in the DC…

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No Cab For You!

In New York City, like in many U.S. cities, the number of licensed taxi cabs is strictly controlled. In order to operate one, you need…

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Rachel Was Wrong

Today we launch our campaign urging people to rethink the legacy of environmentalist icon Rachel Carson, with the site www.RachelWasWrong.com. Today she’s mostly remembered…

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More on Unsustainable Policies

Zimbabwe’s likely appointment as head of the UN Sustainable Development Commission (see below) bring to mind a recent Bureaucrash operation. On April 20th,…

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Sustain This

Iain passes on the only-at-the-UN news that Zimbabwe is about to be made the head of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development.

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Libertarian Smack Down

Wayne passes on this link to the website/blog of professional wrestler Sean Morley, a/k/a “The Freetarian”, who has an entertaining and lively take…

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Sam’s the Man

Wal-Mart’s PR people have a press release out today that may give the anti-Walton forces of the world some pause. According to EVP Linda…