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Boulder Officials Admit Climate Lawsuit Is About Driving ‘Fundamental System Change’

Three years ago, when the City and County of Boulder and the County of San Miguel introduced their climate lawsuit, the municipalities’ elected leaders made it unmistakably clear that their case was solely about seeking damages to pay for the…

Community Voices: We need world solutions to climate change – The Bakersfield Californian

Are you tired of the scorching heat every summer? Yeah, me too. Are you tired of dozens of forest fires destroying trees, homes, and sometimes towns? Yeah, me too. Well, get used to it, climate change is here and it’s…

Janet Yellen: Climate change poses ‘existential threat’ to financial markets – POLITICO

“We cannot only look back and learn the lessons of last year,” Yellen said at that meeting. “We must also look ahead, at emerging risks. Climate change is obviously the big one.” Yellen’s decision to put climate change at the…

Politics

Will the First Amendment Die in the Aftermath of January 6?

I have gone about a week now without even opening Twitter, which makes me both mentally healthier as well as slower to post my thoughts on various issues.  But those who were reading me on Twitter earlier in the month…

Will the First Amendment Die in the Aftermath of January 6?

I have gone about a week now without even opening Twitter, which makes me both mentally healthier as well as slower to post my thoughts on various issues.  But those who were reading me on Twitter earlier in the month…

Eco-Activists’ Well-Funded War On Pennsylvania’s Energy Industry

Summary: The Keystone State, an oil and natural gas powerhouse, is under siege by an alliance of well-organized, well-funded “green” activists. From cap-and-trade schemes meant to bleed ratepayers dry to fracking bans on one of Pennsylvania’s most vital industries, the…

BONKERS: NYT’s Krugman Says Charles Koch Wants Barrett To ‘Destroy The Planet’

New York Times economist Paul Krugman is at it again. He’s promoting a conspiracy theory that libertarian billionaire Charles Koch wants U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to — wait for it — destroy the planet. Sounds like…

WOW! NYTimes’ Climate Reporter Links ‘Fossil Fuels And White Supremacy’

New York Times climate and energy reporter Hiroko Tabuchi linked the oil and gas industry (which she covers) to white supremacy in a since-deleted tweet which read: I’ve been thinking a lot about fossil fuels and white supremacy recently. Almost…

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Why The Incentives Are Stacked to Overreact to COVID

September 27, 2020, 12:51 pm Long-time readers will know that I am interested, to the point of obsession, in incentives.   One should always be suspicious of bad outcomes described as irrational or the nefarious actions of bad people.  In both…

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Why The Incentives Are Stacked to Overreact to COVID

September 27, 2020, 12:51 pm Long-time readers will know that I am interested, to the point of obsession, in incentives.   One should always be suspicious of bad outcomes described as irrational or the nefarious actions of bad people.  In both…

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