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Let It Burn

The allure of easy wealth glitters very brightly if your wages have not kept up with inflation for over two decades while two principal wage earners struggle to support the household where once—a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away—one would do. The bubbly asset inflation created by the FIRE economy gave Americans the illusion of increased wealth, which spurred unsustainable levels of consumption in the period 1995-present.

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Carbon

The petroleum industry is saying that the new standards will cost consumers billions of dollars because of the complexity of blending the lower carbon fuels.  The Board and environmentalists say Continue Reading

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Maybe I’ve been wrong all along—maybe just believing is enough. Maybe we don’t have to actually use less oil now or ever. Maybe all we have to do is imagine we’re using less oil.

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Off-Shore Drilling

US Interior Secretary Salazar has been traveling around the country conducting hearings on whether to permit off-shore drilling in areas that were off-limits until October 1, 2008. The Secretary visited Continue Reading

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EPA

Last week the White House reversed long-standing policy and permitted the EPA to issue a proposed endangerment finding that greenhouse gases pose a danger to public health and safety. Under Continue Reading

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