Thanks to all for reading this blog over the past few years. It may continue in the future, but not for now. We hope that the positive steps to improve the environment while respecting property rights will continue!
- From Ed Reid’s year in review: “The Administration has less than half a plan for the ‘all-electric everything’ transition. . . . There are . . . no plans in place for the timely expansion of grid capacity.”
- Congressional earmarks are back. Here’s one for a solar plant in a not-so-sunny state.
- Have a laugh with this EV Christmas cartoon.
- Everything you need to know about carbon capture (from an economist’s perspective).
No city under the jurisdiction of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals—that is, in Western states like California and Washington— is supposed to ban natural gas. In April, the court rejected Berkeley, California’s law banning natural gas in new buildings including restaurants. But Seattle has passed a new law, anyway. (Berkeley is fighting the court’s…
Yes, Attorney General Letitia James doesn’t just have former president Trump in her sights. Now it’s PepsiCo. Why? According to a survey of waste along the Buffalo River, 17 percent of the plastic waste was packaging from Pepsico products. (These may include packages by PepsiCo’s subsidiaries Frito-Lay and Frito-Lay North America. They too are named…