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Lightbulb Fails to Go On for George Will

George F. Will writes a paean to new House Energy and Commerce Committee chairman Fred Upton today. It includes this third paragraph: The capacious jurisdiction of Upton’s committee will allow him, ...

Duke Energy’s Bad Bet

Holman Jenkins has a fine item in today’s WSJ bringing readers’ attention to the substantive issues that provided the context for a prurient e-mail scandal in Indiana — involving cozy ...

How Green Was My Primary Challenge?

With the increasing, surely short-lived chatter about a primary challenge to Obama in 2012, it is worthwhile to consider the idea’s merits (not that there’s anything wrong with that). For ...

The $7 Billion Carbon Scam

Lawrence Solomon has the details in the Financial Post.  Scam artists from around the world, capitalizing on lax regulations at the Danish emissions trading registry, have made off with an estimated $7 ...

Frederic Bastiat, Phone the EPA!

So Lisa Jackson takes to the opinion pages of the Wall Street Journal today to repeat her “EPA is good for the economy!” spiel in celebration of that agency’s creation ...

Republicans Axe Global-Warming Panel

Politico reports: House Republicans will scrap the committee set up by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to investigate global warming, the panel’s top Republican announced Wednesday. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) made official what many ...

Puffing Up the Renewabubble

In the past month, we have been treated to two of the premier Washington-establishment media outlets making our case (however inadvertently), with stories — pitched during an expensive lobbying frenzy ...

More Calls for Rationing

More scientists are pondering the question “Why is climate science so politicized?” Well, policy is political. Leading climate-science voices have for years openly promoted policy as much as they have ...

Mexico’s Misplaced Priorities

 This explains a lot. MEXICO CITY – Mexico is battling billionaire drug mafias armed with bazookas, but when President Felipe Calderon ranks the threats his country faces, he worries more about methane ...