Impoverished British Family in London 1800s

1800s Poverty Diseases, Malnutrition Surge in Green Britain

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Falling living standards are contributing to a shocking surge in malnutrition, and diseases which were prevalent in the 1800s. My question – how much of this hardship is due to the skyrocketing cost of Britain’s green energy disaster? According to the Independent; Malnutrition and ‘Victorian’ diseases soaring in England ‘due…

the hood robin syndrome

The Hood Robin Syndrome

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a new study out, under the imprimatur of the Energy Institute of the Haas School of Business in Berkeley, California, entitled The Distributional Effects of U.S. Clean Energy Tax Credits.  As the title implies, it looks at who actually profited from the various “green energy” tax credits across the United…

Polluted water flows down the Animas River Friday morning, August 7, 2015. (Brent Lewis, The Denver Post)

EPA causes a major environmental disaster, the question is: will it fine itself and fire those involved?

From the “if a citizen or company did this there would be hell to pay” department: Guest essay by Emily Zanotti (via Somewhat Reasonable) The Environmental Protection Agency often justifies its own existence by noting that corporations, who see profit as their goal rather than environmental protection, are ill-equipped (or at least, ill-prioritized) to care for…