Natural gas, helium, offshore wind power, and cap-and-trade design issues

Michael Giberson A handful of stories of interest: The boom in shale gas has been a boon to homeowners who use gas, local economies with the resource, and manufacturers who make stuff with it, but it has “upended the ambitious growth plans of companies that produce power from wind, nuclear energy and coal. Those plans … More Natural gas, helium, offshore wind power, and cap-and-trade design issues

Roast potatoes, Elinor Ostrom, Whole Foods competitors

Michael Giberson Some food for thought.¬†For months and months, it seems, these three items – “Roast potatoes,” “Elinor Ostrom,” “Whole Foods competitors” – have dominated the “Top Searches” list in the Knowledge Problem site stats. We blog a lot about energy, economics, and public policy. Once in a while a bit of food or drink … More Roast potatoes, Elinor Ostrom, Whole Foods competitors