Economics 101: you can’t increase costs on businesses without increasing costs on consumers

I found this via Twitter: Obama’s new rules for coal plants are going to be a huge, huge, huge deal: http://t.co/kBckVUtqiR — The New Republic (@tnr) May 27, 2014 to which Mark Buehner replied: @tnr @instapundit shorter- yes, your electricity bill is going up so shut up. — Mark Buehner (@ElBuehn) May 27, 2014   …

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From Around the Blogroll

Following North Carolina House House Speaker Thom Tillis’ victory in the Republican senatorial primary, Sister Toldjah noted incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s decision to go for broke and “fully embrace” Obaminablecare. Most polls show that the wholly misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unpopular, but, as I have said previously, the only polls which …

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Another solar energy company is failing

Normally, when quoting from newspaper articles, I try — not always successfully — to limit myself to the first four paragraphs. Donald Douglas, on the other hand, frequently quotes more, and considering that the original source is The New York Times, which limits non-subscribers to ten free article views a month, I think that I’ll …

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If the observations do not fit the theory, then the observations must be wrong, right?

Thanks to the esteemed William Teach, I found this article: 95% of Climate Models Agree: The Observations Must be Wrong February 7th, 2014 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. I’m seeing a lot of wrangling over the recent (15+ year) pause in global average warming…when did it start, is it a full pause, shouldn’t we …

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Ecopocrisy: Do as I say, not as I do!

From The Wall Street Journal: Boldly Going Where No Greens Have Gone Before Why do Leonardo DiCaprio and Richard Branson lecture us about carbon consumption while plotting trips to space? By Max Luke and Jenna Mukuno | Jan. 7, 2014 6:37 p.m. ET If all goes according to plan, Hollywood icon Leonardo DiCaprio will blast …

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Elon Musk and your tax dollars

From The Wall Street Journal: Allysia Finley: How Government Is Making Solar Billionaires SolarCity has never recorded a profit, but powered by subsidies, its stock price is $57 a share. By Allysia Finley | Opinion | Oct. 21, 2013 7:09 p.m. ET Flash Player 9 or higher is required to view the chartClick here to …

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One would think that the environmentalists would love this!

From The Wall Street Journal: EDF to Build New Nuclear Power Plant in U.K. Project Would Be First in the Country in Almost 30 Years By Géraldine Amiel and Selina Williams | Updated Oct. 21, 2013 5:10 a.m. ET PARIS—French power utility Électricité de France SA confirmed Monday it has reached an agreement with the …

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