George W. Bush sees no problem with the Keystone pipeline.
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The efficiency of solar panels can still increase a lot.
The British approval of the costly Hinkley nuclear power station still faces major obstacles in Brussels.
Sandia works on a solar power tower that heats falling sand.
Sunday’s New York Times features a story by Shaila Dewan asking, “Is Suburban Sprawl on the Way Back?” Answer: not really, although highly compact urban development is hardly going to dominate, either. The best quote from the whole piece comes from Smart Growth America President Geoff Anderson, who correctly observed, The market isn’t all for smart growth, […]
Naming hurricanes after denialist politicians.
Lots of debate in Blogistan and elsewhere about President Obama’s apparent desire to appoint Larry Summers as Fed Chair. We know (or at least we think we know) that he is brilliant, but he has a strange tendency to get matters of judgment wrong. He supported the abolition of Glass-Steagall, endorsed deregulation of the financial […]
A stunning concept solar charger for Volvo.
Climate alarmists will be trying to scare us by pointing to this, and this, and this, and this (all in a month) with the flimsy story that global warming increases the intensity and frequency of extreme events. Each of these ‘extreme events’ is only one event, that could have happened without climate change, so by […]
Severin Borenstein, one of the high-candlepower sources in the energy/environment community, has an excellent post on things that make sense and things that don’t for improving energy behavior in transportation. Just read it. I would only cavil at his easy identification of a climate charge (erroneously called a carbon tax) and a cap-and-trade scheme (which […]