Don’t Like New Power Lines? How About Using Dynamic Retail Pricing Instead?

Lynne Kiesling Today’s New York Times has an article about a possible new transmission project from northern New York southeast into Orange County (registration required). Here’s the deal: for the past decade there has been increasing anxiety about the ability of the existing high-voltage transmission network to support the increasingly distributed commercial transactions that have … More Don’t Like New Power Lines? How About Using Dynamic Retail Pricing Instead?More Don’t Like New Power Lines? How About Using Dynamic Retail Pricing Instead?

Imagine There’s No Gasoline (No Demand for It, That Is)

Lynne Kiesling The ever-clever Jonathan Rauch has a Reason column today in which he makes a provocative proposal to President Bush: Here is the idea: Propose an international treaty whose signatories would agree to eliminate gasoline from their transportation systems by a date certain—say, in 30 years. Seek initial support from Europe and Japan, but … More Imagine There’s No Gasoline (No Demand for It, That Is)More Imagine There’s No Gasoline (No Demand for It, That Is)