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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
A study by NERA Economic Consulting estimates that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) carbon rule for existing power plants could...
October 23, 2014
A recent blog post on Sightline, an environmental blog in the Northwest, celebrated the gusher of dependable revenue to Washington...
October 22, 2014
The first utility-scale power plant to be equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology became operational this month in...
October 21, 2014
Congress and President Bush determined that the United States should be producing specified amounts of cellulosic biofuel as part of...
October 16, 2014
Bob Inglis recently chaired a forum at the University of Chicago titled, “What Would Milton Friedman Do About Climate Change?”...
October 14, 2014
On January 9, 2014, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum establishing a Quadrennial Energy Review (QER).[1] The memorandum set up...
October 14, 2014
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