Lobbying for Wind and Solar Power Tax Credits: Hurry “We’re Looking at 116,000 Jobs at Risk”

Michael Giberson The Washington Post reports on their hometown industry – lobbying Congress – in a report on efforts by the wind and solar power industry to have tax credits renewed. Some of the quotes have me wondering whether John Whitehead has had any success with his “lost green jobs challenge.” Here, for example, is … More Lobbying for Wind and Solar Power Tax Credits: Hurry “We’re Looking at 116,000 Jobs at Risk”More Lobbying for Wind and Solar Power Tax Credits: Hurry “We’re Looking at 116,000 Jobs at Risk”

Becker and Posner on Food Prices and the New Neo-malthusians

Michael Giberson At the Becker-Posner Blog, the authors tackle rising food prices and the latest Neo-Malthusians concerns that the world is reaching the limits of the earth to produce food. Curiously, both cite the thoroughly flogged old Neo-Malthusian book, Paul Ehrlich’s The Population Bomb, but no current examples. Gary Becker writes to claim the Neo-Malthusians … More Becker and Posner on Food Prices and the New Neo-malthusiansMore Becker and Posner on Food Prices and the New Neo-malthusians