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.
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).
Moore says renewable energy sources are complete creatures of government favoritism, and after 30 years we still can’t cut the umbilical cord. This is true, and I've shown that renewable energy advocates admit it publicly.
How can a bank in Ohio claim to be 100 percent powered by solar energy from North Carolina? They're not actually getting that power from North Carolina. They don't close on rainy days, have limited hours during the winter, and shut down at night. They don't have dedicated employees ready to "man the bikes" in case a cloud passes over Hertford County.