Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pickens Takes a Step in the Right Direction

I am not a big T. Boone Pickens fan.  He has shown a propensity to promote public policies that are both unsound and self-interested.  Lately, he is a fan of HR 1380 (http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d112:h.r.1380:), which gives tax credits for every form … Continue reading

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President Obama Reintroduces Climate Change into the Debate

It’s Baaack!  Just when you thought it was passé, President Obama has given new life to the climate change debate.  In his victory speech he said: “We want our children to live in an America … that isn’t threatened by … Continue reading

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Neither Candidate has a Plan for Electric Infrastructure

Electric transmission is the elephant in the old Indian parable where the blind men feel a part of the elephant and describe it:  the leg is a tree, the tail a whip, the trunk a snake, the ears a fan.  … Continue reading

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