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The Science Is Wrong: It's Soil, Not Oil

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog11/09/2022

If the so-called experts really want to reduce CO2 emissions, they should look at improving farming methods and forestry, not ridding us of fossil fuels.

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Critiquing Florida's Public Policy of "Shared Adversity"

Bureaucracy and RegulationEconomic FreedomThe Environment

Blog10/28/2022

Florida's government promotes a "shared adversity" plan in which individuals and organizations have distant environmental problems imposed upon them.

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Regime Pseudoscientists Enforce Climate Change Narrative

The EnvironmentProgressivism

Blog10/10/2022

Researchers that are skeptical of many current climate change narratives are derisively called "deniers." However, because skepticism itself is a foundation of scientific analysis, skeptics tend to be rational-analytic thinkers and less likely to embrace false theories.

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Hazlitt's Lesson Restated: New Jersey's Disastrous Ban on Single-Use Plastic

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog10/05/2022

Virtue-signaling politicians in New Jersey have banned single-use plastic bags, claiming to "help the environment." They need to read Hazlitt's Economics in One Lesson instead.

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Germany's Nuclear Choice: Russian Energy Crisis Forces a Reckoning

The EnvironmentProgressivismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/23/2022

Not long ago, Germany's politicians were proudly phasing out nuclear power. Facing a harsh winter without Russian natural gas, the atom suddenly seems like a good alternative.

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Rethinking Climate Change: Are the Apocalyptic Models Wrong?

The EnvironmentStrategy

Blog08/20/2022

We are regularly being told that we are in a "climate crisis." But what if that isn't true? What if CO2 actually is good for the greening of the planet?

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The Pigouvian Tax Is a Myth

Economic PolicyThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog06/24/2022

Standard neoclassical economics texts claim a Pigouvian tax will lead to the "optimal" price and production of a good. But "optimality" is a myth.

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Lighting the Gas under European Feet: How Politicians and Journalists Get Energy So Wrong

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog05/09/2022

Green energy advocates want us to believe we easily can transition from conventional fuels to renewables. In truth, such a transition not only would devastate world economies, but also is not technologically possible.

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Destroying America to "Save" It? Biden's Nihilistic Destruction of the Energy Industry

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe EnvironmentU.S. Economy

Blog04/05/2022

The Biden administration in its desire to "save" the planet from climate change has decided to destroy one of this country's most productive and important industries in the process, putting the US economy itself in jeopardy.

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European Environmentalists Have Made Energy Independence Impossible

The Environment

Blog03/30/2022

Europe wants cheap and abundant energy, but politicians demonize nuclear, gas, and oil. All the interventionist proposals that are put forward by European politicians entail a higher cost for long-suffering consumers.

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