“Where the Wild Things Are”

Michael Giberson Just saw the movie Where the Wild Things Are. Fantastic. Wonderful. Amazing. Back when I was king, it was kind of like that.  Only, I had more brothers and sisters when I was king, and they thought they were the king or queen, so it was complicated. And amazing. I’m not sure my … More “Where the Wild Things Are”

Not Helping out Due to Anti-price Gouging Laws

Michael Giberson It looks like we may get through the 2009 hurricane season without any new evidence generated of the harm due to anti-price gouging legislation. The lack of a lot of hurricane damage is good, obviously (but I foresee that it may leave me bereft of new material for blogging on price gouging). Wikipedia … More Not Helping out Due to Anti-price Gouging Laws

A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud, and Policy Toward Devices That Emit Carbon Dioxide

Michael Giberson Just because someone is professionally qualified to discuss a tree, a rock, or a cloud does not make them expert on what makes good public policy toward trees, rocks, or clouds.  Need an example?  Here is a clip from an interview with climate scientist Ken Caldeira on Yale Environment 360.  Caldeira is currently … More A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud, and Policy Toward Devices That Emit Carbon Dioxide