energy policy

UK’s Regressive Energy Policies

June 5, 2014

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently documented the United Kingdom’s skyrocketing consumption of wood for electricity generation and space heating—a consequence of the country’s regressive “environmental” policies. Among other things, these policies require electricity providers to use a set proportion of more costly fuels such as wood, now trendily. . . Continue »

Coloradans Should Eighty-Six Initiative 82

April 28, 2014

The measure proposes that local governments need only claim that fracking might somehow harm someone—under the so-called “precautionary principle,” they need not offer any evidence, much less prove anything—to trample the rights of energy producers and of the property owners with whom those producers contract.