How Cool Is This?

Technology news from Hawaii — “A Big Island company will be the exclusive seller of a new bladeless-turbine technology the manufacturer says will drastically reduce costs for electrical power generation and hydrogen fuel production for use in fuel cells and automobiles,” according to the Pacific Business News. If you read the article, you’ll see something … More How Cool Is This?More How Cool Is This?

Oil And Gas Price Stability

Even with the threat of military action in the Persian Gulf and the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, both crude oil and gasoline prices are pretty darn stable (although oil prices, especially, are high; more on that in a second). On gasoline, this Reuters article summarizes the results of the regular Lundberg survey of gasoline … More Oil And Gas Price StabilityMore Oil And Gas Price Stability

Forest Fires And Sustainable Development

Amity Shlaes has a good Financial Times column on forest policy and trying to control, plan, and manage “sustainable development.” Here’s a teaser to entice you to read the whole thing: One way we know the fires are partly the result of federal policy, says Roger Sedjo, a forest expert at Resources for the Future, … More Forest Fires And Sustainable DevelopmentMore Forest Fires And Sustainable Development