Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

24 Hours of Reality Forgot About People: Climate Change Efforts Should Focus on Adaptation

Every year since the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change came into force in 1994, the UN has held massive international conferences of representatives from countries

Yolanda Won't Hit The Top Ten Natural Disasters List

With the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 19th Conference of the Parties meeting taking place in Warsaw November 11-22, there will be much consternation abo

I Wish Elizabeth Warren Was The Democratic Party’s Future, But She Isn’t

Noam Scheiber’s big piece on Elizabeth Warren is out at TNR, and he starts with the frame of a party divided between her natural political backers and Hillary Clint

24 Hours of Reality Forgot About People: Climate Change Efforts Should Focus on Adaptation

Every year since the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change came into force in 1994, the UN has held massive international conferences of representatives from countries

Obamacare Yet Again Shows: More Government Means a Worse Private Sector

The lies about ObamaCare from the Administration and the Democrats are now being revealed in a fast and furious fashion.  The most famous of course is: 

Put the Permanently Furloughed Private-sector Employees Back To Work

Following a rough week for Obamacare, the President, understandably, wants to pivot to anything other than the devastating coverage of HealthCare.gov.

Mankind’s Impact on Climate Is Negligible

Former vice president and current global-warming alarm entrepreneur Al Gore has found a new group to scare: investors.

Wood-burning Power Plants: Misguided Climate Change Solution?

Is wood the best fuel to generate electricity? Despite wood’s low energy density and high cost, utilities in the US and abroad are switching from coal to wood to produce electrical power.

Playing Musical Chairs With World Economies

The world’s largest economies seem engaged in something like the children’s game of “musical chairs.” For years, the United States has been the world’s largest national economy, though in recent de

How The Republican Donor Class Gave Us Terry McAuliffe

The story playing out in the wake of Ken Cuccinelli’s narrow loss is of a piece with the divisions that have dogged the right in races large and small in recent years.