Why don't we have more nuclear power plants? In seeking an answer, Duke University economics professor Michael Munger builds on Clemson University economist Bruce Yandle's insight on the regulatory alliance between bootleggers and Baptists.
The UN says we have 12 years to cut CO2 emissions drastically or face climate catastrophe. That means we'll have to stop eating meat, too. I suspect they're amping up the rhetoric because the U.S. is leading the world in cutting emissions, and we're doing it (a) without them and (b) through the free market.
After four years of study, researchers found that methane in the well water around the Barnett Shale area was naturally occurring, not linked to the fracking process and natural gas production activities.
America is leading the world in reducing emissions, thanks to the operation of the free market, especially through the fruits of the entrepreneurial genius and risk-taking that combined horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing (fracking).