States Sue The Epa To Gain Greenhouse Gas Regulation

This informative article by Jonathan Adler in the National Review discusses a lawsuit recently filed by the Attorneys General of northeastern states to force the EPA to regulate greenhouse gases. This article is a must-read for, as usual, Jonathan is bang-on right: The lack of any regulatory provisions in the CAA [Clean Air Act] designed … More States Sue The Epa To Gain Greenhouse Gas RegulationMore States Sue The Epa To Gain Greenhouse Gas Regulation

The Spontaneous Order Of The Market In Action

Here’s a great story from yesterday’s New York Times on the practice of slugging, which is the informal arrangements for ride-sharing in DC to enable drivers to use the 3-person HOV lanes. Slugging started by spontaneous eruption and runs by perpetual motion. When the area’s three-person, high-occupancy vehicle lanes opened 30 years ago, some guy … More The Spontaneous Order Of The Market In ActionMore The Spontaneous Order Of The Market In Action

Lots of good stuff in the waves today … I was particularly intrigued to find this March 2003 article by Brad DeLong on population growth, food growth, and the specter of Malthus. Just thirty years ago, people like Stanford University’s Paul Ehrlich were telling us that the Malthusian Angel of Death was at the door. … More More

Lots of good stuff in the waves today … I was particularly intrigued to find this March 2003 article by Brad DeLong on population growth, food growth, and the specter of Malthus. Just thirty years ago, people like Stanford University’s Paul Ehrlich were telling us that the Malthusian Angel of Death was at the door. … More More

Lots of good stuff in the waves today … I was particularly intrigued to find this March 2003 article by Brad DeLong on population growth, food growth, and the specter of Malthus. Just thirty years ago, people like Stanford University’s Paul Ehrlich were telling us that the Malthusian Angel of Death was at the door. … More More

Lots of good stuff in the waves today … I was particularly intrigued to find this March 2003 article by Brad DeLong on population growth, food growth, and the specter of Malthus. Just thirty years ago, people like Stanford University’s Paul Ehrlich were telling us that the Malthusian Angel of Death was at the door. … More More

Power Plant Hazards On Lake Michigan In The Spring

This is the time of year when we who live on Lake Michigan get to enjoy the annual alewife spawn. An alewife is a small fish that seeks out warm lake water to spawn in late April, and about every 7 years they “overspawn” and die off in a huge, dramatic, and very smelly way … More Power Plant Hazards On Lake Michigan In The SpringMore Power Plant Hazards On Lake Michigan In The Spring

Congratulations to singer-songwriter-pianist and fellow Chicagoan Patricia Barber for receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship. She’s great, a wonderful musician with an intellectually engaging style, both in her own songs and in standards. If you’re ever in Chicago on a Monday night, see if she’s playing at the Green Mill. … More

Congratulations to singer-songwriter-pianist and fellow Chicagoan Patricia Barber for receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship. She’s great, a wonderful musician with an intellectually engaging style, both in her own songs and in standards. If you’re ever in Chicago on a Monday night, see if she’s playing at the Green Mill. … More

Congratulations to singer-songwriter-pianist and fellow Chicagoan Patricia Barber for receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship. She’s great, a wonderful musician with an intellectually engaging style, both in her own songs and in standards. If you’re ever in Chicago on a Monday night, see if she’s playing at the Green Mill. … More