Dumping on Texas for Fun and Profit

Thank you, California. And you, too, Florida, Maine, Missouri, and the 32 other states that intend to send a very special gift to Texas–namely, their radioactive waste. Now there’s a gift that truly keeps on giving! Of course, Texas asked for it. Well,...

Climate Change is Here to Stay

Find that oil To run my yacht; And fuel my A/C When it’s hot. It wasn’t long ago that climate change was all the rage. Newspaper headlines were touting the Kyoto Protocol. Scientists and citizens alike were discussing Al Gore’s documentary An...

Our Slow-Motion Global Accident

Have you ever found yourself in the midst of a disaster–like taking a bend in the road too fast on a rainy night–where every second seems impossibly stretched? The situation unfolds in slow motion. You know exactly how it turns out, even before your car...

Energy Beast Still Running Wild

Coal and oil May make a mess; But I still love them, I confess. There is doubtless some solace in learning that China is now the world’s top energy glutton. That takes a bit of the pressure off us. America’s slip to second place, however, isn’t due...