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Bernie Sanders’ ‘Jobs’ Program Would Undo Our Real Economic Progress

April 26, 2018 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Sen. Bernie Sanders’ big-idea solution to everything is big government. The independent senator from Vermont wants government-run, single-payer health care. Seeing efficiencies that nobody else can see, he wants to turn post offices into banks. Now, he wants to leverage the notoriously inept federal job-training system (see here, here, here, […]

Go Green With Gasoline If You’re Going To Consume That Sandwich

January 31, 2018 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ A new study shows that if you aren’t ready to go vegan to save the world, then you should quit riding your bike and take a car. An article in the Journal of Insufferable Busybodies (official title: Sustainable Production and Consumption) calculates the carbon footprint for a variety of sandwiches. […]

Linking Hurricane Matthew To Climate Change Is Overblown Hype

October 7, 2016 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Hurricane Matthew is big, dangerous, and (if it makes landfall) something not seen in the continental United States for a decade. This, of course, means it will be linked to global warming. There will be a lot of “scientists say we can expect,” but little actual data. That’s because the […]

How A New California Climate Law Will Strangle Manufacturing

September 2, 2016 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ California just hung up a big “Manufacturing Workers Need Not Apply” sign. It took the form of extended, stricter, and even less realistic carbon dioxide regulations. A new California bill extends legislation previously set to expire in 2020 and imposes dramatically deeper emissions cuts for 2030. Under the new measure, […]

Consumers Pay Because Regulators Allow Natural Gas Use At This Solar Plant

August 13, 2016 by

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By Reece Brown and David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Consumers are getting burned by a taxpayer-subsidized solar power plant in California’s Mojave Desert. An immensely wealthy consortium owns the plant. Government regulators approved a contract forcing consumers to pay four to five times the going rate for electricity produced by the plant. And the energy, because […]

Study Shows Those Who Claimed ‘Climate Debate Over’ Were Wrong

May 28, 2016 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Last summer, the editor of Science wrote a commentary on climate change where she said “The time for debate has ended.” After appealing to policies based on economic knowledge she doesn’t have, she finished with speculation as to which ring of Dante’s Inferno would God designate for climate skeptics. All […]

An Inconvenient Truth: Liberal Climate Inquisition Can’t Explain Past Temperature Changes

May 3, 2016 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ In the week prior to the administration signing what should constitute an international climate treaty, one think tank, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, was subpoenaed for casting doubt on the agreement’s associated science of climate catastrophe. As disturbing as such thuggery from state attorneys general would be in any case, the […]