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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
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Bank of America, the United States is now the world’s largest...
July 10, 2014
Even though Massachusetts has a law mandating renewable energy production[1], offshore wind generation has had a problem getting off the...
July 9, 2014
Oklahoma and Texas increased their economies by a combined total of $5.7 billion due to the southern leg of the...
July 8, 2014
The unlikely trio Michael Bloomberg, Hank Paulson, and Thomas Steyer are the co-chairs of a new study, “Risky Business.” It...
July 7, 2014
Government mandates increase energy prices compared to the energy prices in a free market. That is the upshot of a...
July 2, 2014
One of the recurring themes in my posts here at IER is that apologists for government intervention in the name...
July 1, 2014
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