Love Dr. Seuss, But He Sure Went Around the Bend on the Lorax

Lynne Kiesling Joanna at Fey Accompli has a nice post on Dr. Seuss and the political themes in his children’s books. I’ve always been disturbed by The Lorax, even when I was too young to understand why. Very interesting post. … More Love Dr. Seuss, But He Sure Went Around the Bend on the Lorax

Heat Wave, Record Power Demand: Don’t Just Build More Generation

Lynne Kiesling Even though most of this article with investment analyst comments on generation capacity and the recent heat wave focuses on how growing demand means there’s profit in building more generation, the article does finally get to the good stuff at the end: Added generating capacity would boost the reserve cushion, but Hartley at … More Heat Wave, Record Power Demand: Don’t Just Build More GenerationMore Heat Wave, Record Power Demand: Don’t Just Build More Generation

Sensible Comments on Blackouts in Queens

Lynne Kiesling There was a blackout in Queens, New York late last week, and some customers are still without power. At City Journal, Nicole Gelinas pins responsibility right where it belongs: political institutions do not have a profit motive for investing in infrastructure: This neglect goes unnoticed when the electricity is actually on. But beginning … More Sensible Comments on Blackouts in QueensMore Sensible Comments on Blackouts in Queens