Lynne Kiesling David Zetland, call your office! Here are a couple of thought-provoking water articles I’ve recently read: 1. Peter Gleick on water policy in Wired: 8 proposals, and not a single one says a single thing about improving price signals to discipline water use! How can he claim to have any kind of serious, … More Some Good, and Not So Good, Water Policy Discussions … More Some Good, and Not So Good, Water Policy Discussions
Lynne Kiesling Which is greener using a life-cycle analysis: walking to my nearby standard supermarket and buying standardly-commercial produce and meat, or driving the 5.4 miles (10.8 miles round trip) to Green Grocer and buying organic, locally-sourced produce and meat? I suspect it’s the former. BUT (a) such a calculation ignores any quality differential between … More Green or Not? … More Green or Not?
Lynne Kiesling I have been playing around with Twitter for the past few weeks, and it sure is intriguing. Most of my Twitter stream is BBC news updates and playlist updates for a couple of online radio sites that I frequent, but the one about which I’m most excited is andy_house, which is the Twitter … More House Tweets to Monitor Energy Consumption … More House Tweets to Monitor Energy Consumption
Lynne Kiesling University of Illinois law professor Larry Ribstein calls the financial bailout “Hayek’s revenge”: Markets are bigger and more complex than any one set of regulators can comprehend, even Henry Paulson, … Thanks to Café Hayek for the link. … More The Bailout As “Hayek’s Revenge”
Lynne Kiesling This EcoGeek post addresses a pet topic of mine: if we are going to invest in renewable electricity generation technologies, we should start by coupling the energy-related benefits with other benefits, particularly at this point when renewables are not yet price-competitive. Solar parking lot canopies are a great example of this idea. I … More Solar Parking Lot Canopies … More Solar Parking Lot Canopies