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An Economist Looks at Global Warming

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 1, 2007

We don’t have to sabotage today’s thriving economy to insure ourselves against environmental upheaval. By Gary S. Becker.

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Disaster Insurance

by Richard A. Posnervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, April 1, 2007

No one knows how global warming will unfold, but we should prepare today as if catastrophe will strike tomorrow. By Richard A. Posner.

In the News

UN sanctions seen hurting Iran despite oil wealth

with Abbas Milanivia Daily Times (Pakistan)
Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Years of US imposed sanctions forced Iranian industry to be more self-reliant but mounting pressure is deterring even Iranians from making long-term investments...

In the News

Being Green is Doing Good? Not Always for Our Community

with Bill Whalenvia
Sunday, March 25, 2007

Like any election season, there was no shortage of public opinion polls related to the 2006 general election that swept Democrats back into power in both houses of Congress and a majority of the nation’s governors...

Analysis and Commentary

Global warming resilience required

by Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Friday, March 16, 2007

From the Earth's poles to the tropics, from the oceans to the most fertile farming regions, global warming could present daunting challenges...

Analysis and Commentary

Who's Afraid of Liquified Natural Gas?

by Bill Whalenvia American Spectator
Friday, March 9, 2007

California's environmental community has a Dickensian feel to it these days...

In the News

GOP misses chance to reshape environmental laws

with Terry Andersonvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, December 15, 2006

If ever there was a Congress in which Republicans were positioned to remake the nation's environmental laws, it was the 109th...

In the News

Chavez Calls Re-Election Bush Defeat, Vows to Fight U.S.

with William Ratliffvia Bloomberg
Monday, December 4, 2006

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez called his re-election a defeat for George W. Bush, vowing to use his nation's oil wealth to expand social welfare programs and challenge U.S. interests across Latin America...

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Oil News Roundup

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, December 4, 2006

Crude-oil prices fell below $63 a barrel, while natural-gas futures dropped more than 7% with traders concerned about the potential for U.S. energy supplies to outpace demand...

In the News

Oil News Roundup

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, December 1, 2006

Crude-oil futures extended their gains into a fifth straight session Friday, settling at a two-month high of more than $63 on New York Mercantile Exchange, partly on supportive comments from OPEC officials...


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