Emotions and Climate Change

– May 16, 2023

“Conversations on campus are increasingly radical and will inevitably bleed into the mainstream dialogue. Be ready.” ~ Paul Schwennesen


Reduce, Reuse, and…Refuse?

– May 14, 2023

“The last thing we want is to make our virtue signaling but inefficient recycling the modern equivalent of buying indulgences to atone for alleged environmental sins.” ~ Bruce Rottman


Earth Day, Waste and Productive Complements

– April 22, 2023

“The analysis of productive complements opens the door to understanding the incentives that private property rights and markets provide to reduce waste and pollution, which is so at odds with one of the most common defamations made against them.” ~ Gary M. Galles


ESG Investing: Today’s Virtue of Tomorrow’s Taboo?

– April 8, 2023

“In the same way that society destroys statues erected to commemorate yesterday’s heroes, EGS investors run the risk of being judged harshly by future citizens who have the benefit of hindsight.” ~ Ramon P. DeGennaro


An All-Electric-Vehicle Industry? Really?

– April 7, 2023

“Our future with electric vehicles will have some unexpected bumps in the road, too. We see some already — problems getting critical materials, attracting consumers, building a national charging network. But at least we know the federal government will be with us.” ~ Jane Shaw Stroup


Greta Thunberg’s War Against Wind Farms

– April 2, 2023

“The Manichean view clutched by climate activists like Thunberg undercut the very goals they wish to achieve, by neglecting the power of human ingenuity. After all, the ultimate resource is the human mind, not government fiat.” ~ Michael N. Peterson