California hoses its energy future – again

According to the New York Times, a major solar power project in California has been canceled. It seems that even creating solar power in the middle of nowhere in a desert can’t get past California environmentalists these days. If not here, where then on earth will be acceptable? Don’t hold your breath. Excerpt: BrightSource Energy…

Treasury Department Releases Documents Showing Cap-and-Trade Costs Could Hit $300 Billion Annually

This passage from page 7 “justifying” the tax is telling: “Domestic policies to address climate change and the related issues of energy security and affordability will involve significant costs and potential revenues, possibly np to several percentage points of annual GDP (Le, eqnal in size to the corporate income tax), Creation of a domestic cap…