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Re: Energy Sources

Eli, that table actually refers to the generating capacity of new facilities – c.1300 MW over the next few years. There’s not really any way…

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Can “Unsafe” Planes Save Lives?

Today's Wall Street Journal (online version by subscription only) contains a rather shocking chart on page 1 showing enormous rates of air travel fatalities in…

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Ignorance is Bliss

Senator Hillary Clinton opines: “I turn off a light and say, ‘Take that, Iran,’ and ‘Take that, Venezuela.’ We should not be sending our…

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In the thrall of Big Oil

The current Entertainment Weekly has an interesting little tidbit about the pre-Oscar party for Al Gore thrown by Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith (photos…

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Al’s Big Adventure on NRO

“Al’s Big Adventure,” appearing today in NRO’s Planet Gore blog, features CEI’s Chris Horner giving Congress some pointers about Mr. Gore’s upcoming testimony.

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Cookie Scalping

A gas station in Parma, Ohio has taken to reselling girl scout cookies at a profit. The media, of course, is having a field…

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Green AND Market Oriented

To me, the best green invention in the world is the compact fluorescent light bulb: these bulbs cost more up front but they last about…

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Slacker May Bust Anti-Trust

Sirius and XM are both losing cash, fast. So, they’ve proposed a merger to cut costs, but that has to be endorsed by regulators. That’s…

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Operation Amtrak

Eli is, of course, correct. Amtrak is in no state to be privatized yet, and the botched BR privatization demonstrated that privatizing a railroad…

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Good point!

Climate scientist James Annan makes an important point about the economics of climate change in a comment (#4) over at Prometheus: “Putting it…

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Global warming round-up

Here are some tidbits and links you may have missed: “Deniers” vs “Alarmists” in a debate in NYC tonight More calls for individual…

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AT&T Merger with BellSouth

The Internet is abuzz with worry about the possible negative implications of the merger of AT&T and BellSouth. One of the biggest fears is that…

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Insult to injury

Doesn’t anyone in the UK understand the economic concept of “sunk costs” any more?  Three men wrongly convicted of murder and released after many years…

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Global warming latest

A few days to catch up on, so here are quite a lot of global warming-related stories you may have missed: China will not be engaging in…