Senators Levin (Michigan) and Inhofe (Oklahoma) have recently introduced legislation to promote the adoption of natural gas vehicles( NGVs). While the nation would benefit from a greater effort between republicans and democrats to find common ground, this initiative would take us further down a road that should be less traveled. When legislation is introduced to […]
Video of the Institute’s February 26 meeting discussing the use of the social cost of carbon.
Underlying all government interventions to achieve greater energy efficiency is the belief that the market has failed and consumers are not smart enough to act in their own self-interest. This legislation continues to reflect the philosophy that government knows best how consumers and business should allocate their resources and which trade-offs they should make. This […]
The primary winter months of December, January, and February averaged over the contiguous 48 United States were the 2rd coldest winter in the last 35 years. The average temperature of 32.2 deg. F was barely edged out by the slightly colder winter (32.0 deg. F) of 2009-2010 (click for large version): The analysis is based […]