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W. S. Jevons classic book The Coal Question (1865) explained how coal (and by implication, gas and oil) were uniquely...
January 15, 2013
Irwin Stelzer has a PhD in economics from Cornell and decades of experience in academia, the financial world, and public...
August 20, 2014
The amount of land burned by forest fires this year is a mere 52 percent of the average over the...
August 18, 2014
The sharp increase in U.S. crude oil production over the last few years has opened a discussion on whether the...
August 15, 2014
Senator Edward J. Markey provided the Institute for Energy Research (IER) with questions for the record after the hearing he...
August 14, 2014
I have responded to each of the questions from Senator Markey below. I would like to make it clear at...
August 13, 2014
President Obama wants to control the use of coal abroad for electricity generation, but he is meeting with opposition. From...
August 12, 2014
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