Landfill Gas and Bovine Flatulence: New Energy Supplies

Lynne Kiesling Landfills, mines, and livestock give off methane, a form of natural gas that could be used as fuel if it were captured and recycled in some useful way. Methane is also a potent greenhouse gas, and some research shows that controlling methane may actually lead to larger effects than controlling carbon dioxide emissions. … More Landfill Gas and Bovine Flatulence: New Energy SuppliesMore Landfill Gas and Bovine Flatulence: New Energy Supplies

“Trade Deficit”, Oil Prices, and Other Items of Interest

Lynne Kiesling When I read today that October’s US trade deficit dropped to a 14-month low, I had my usual reaction to news items about the trade deficit: so what? Why should (exports-imports) be an indicator of anything of substance in a world of relatively free trade with flexible exchange rates? Sure, there are complex … More “Trade Deficit”, Oil Prices, and Other Items of InterestMore “Trade Deficit”, Oil Prices, and Other Items of Interest