Ethanol and the End of Cheap Food

Lynne Kiesling We’ve written a lot about ethanol here at KP, including a post on the excellent Runge & Senauer Foreign Affairs article, which remains a recommended read (and which I assigned to my freshman seminar this fall). Now the Economist is on the story; their cover this week has a striking photo and a … More Ethanol and the End of Cheap FoodMore Ethanol and the End of Cheap Food

Capacity Markets and Other Stories of Energy, Policy and Economy

Michael Giberson Gunnar Birgisson at the Energy Legal Blog provides an update on electric power capacity market developments: No Common Denominator on Capacity Markets. (What? No “common denominator” more than a year and a half after Peter Cramton and Steven Stoft declared, “The Convergence of Market Designs for Adequate Generating Capacity“? As Cramton and Stoft … More Capacity Markets and Other Stories of Energy, Policy and EconomyMore Capacity Markets and Other Stories of Energy, Policy and Economy