Illinois Could Raise EV Registration Fee To $1,000, Hike Gas Tax

From OILPRICE.com By Tsvetana Paraskova – May 13, 2019, 12:30 PM CDT A bill at the Illinois legislature proposes to raise the annual registration fee for electric vehicles (EV) from…

Congressional Budget Office says US carbon tax will generate $1.2 trillion

Lance Wallace writes in Tips and Notes: The Congressional Budget Office has released an analysis of the effects of a carbon tax. At $20 a ton. they estimate about $1.2…

Let there be corn! Reality check on the 2012 drought and corn yields in relation to droughts of the past

There’s a lot of hype out there regarding the drought and its potential effects on crops. Predictions range from increased food prices to dustbowlification”, a term coined by “Joe Romm.…

Tornadoes make the earth move

From Indiana University Scientists detect seismic signals from tornado BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — An Indiana University geophysical experiment detected unusual seismic signals associated with tornadoes that struck regions across the Midwest…

Wind power plug pulled in Illinois

End of tax credit a blow for wind power industry Up to 37,000 jobs, many in Illinois, could be lost as projects are halted or abandoned By Julie Wernau, Chicago…