‘Splain Me This: Posner On Catastrophe

Lynne Kiesling In today’s Wall Street Journal Richard Posner has a commentary on the probability of catastrophe (subscription required), largely inspired by the tsunami last week and his new book, Catastrophe: Risk and Response. From the Publisher’s Weekly editorial review of the book: Criticizing the “blinkered perspective” of civil libertarians hung up on constitutional law, … More ‘Splain Me This: Posner On CatastropheMore ‘Splain Me This: Posner On Catastrophe

Tom Casten Says Decentralize Energy Use

Michael Giberson Tom Casten, CEO of Primary Energy, gave a rousing keynote speech to the International Association of Energy Economists last July in which he argued that about 30 years ago the economics of power generation tipped in favor of decentralized combined heat and power projects. Unfortunately, large centralized power generation is what power companies … More Tom Casten Says Decentralize Energy UseMore Tom Casten Says Decentralize Energy Use