Highly Recommended Read on Waxman-markey: The Cap-and-trade Bait and Switch

Michael Giberson David Schoenbrod and Richard B. Stewart explain why the Waxman-Markey “cap-and-trade” bill isn’t, fundamentally, a market-based approach to regulating greenhouse gasses: As a candidate for president in April 2008, Barack Obama told Fox News that “a cap-and-trade system is a smarter way of controlling pollution” than “top-down” regulation. He was right. With cap … More Highly Recommended Read on Waxman-markey: The Cap-and-trade Bait and Switch

If the E-fuel Microfueler Sounds Too Good to Be True…

Michael Giberson Robert Rapier draws attention to a Los Angeles Times story on a home-based ethanol system. Here are the first two lines from the story: It sounds too good to be true: A residential system that allows people to make fuel from old beer, leftover wine and other waste products and use it to … More If the E-fuel Microfueler Sounds Too Good to Be True…

The Cape Wind Power Project Counterfactual

Michael Giberson Is it just me, or do you also find the banner image on the ecopolitology site just a little creepy? Anyway, they have a post up on the amount of power that the long delayed Cape Wind offshore wind power plant could have supplied, had it actually been built rather than filibustered, during … More The Cape Wind Power Project Counterfactual