The Carbon Ruling

BY ON June 22, 2011
This Editorial originally appeared in the New York Times. The Supreme Court’s decision on greenhouse gases on Monday is a disappointment to the states and environmental groups that had hoped to use federal common law to curb carbon dioxide pollution from power plants. It would...

TOPICS: Politics, Pollution

Smudges on the Horizon

BY ON June 22, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at Milspouse Mutterings Last week, while driving down the toll road in Denver, I crested the hill and started down into Parker. I looked up to the horizon, where I should have seen the mountains. Instead of the magnificence of the...

TOPICS: Coal, Politics, Pollution