- FiveBooks Interviews: Jonathan Gruber on Public Finance
- Steroids, baseball, and climate change: What do home runs and weather extremes have in common?
- The Devastating Costs of the Amazon Gold Rush
- Washington Policy Center’s Policy Guide for Washington State: Recommendations: (1) Eliminate costly and ineffective carbon regulations and programs… (2) Put an appropriate price on carbon emissions… (3) A price on carbon emissions must be revenue-neutral to reduce the cost to businesses and provide an incentive for innovation.
- Poisoned Politics of Keystone XL,By JOE NOCERA
- 30-year fixed mortgage rates
- It’s the economy. And politics. And not much else. A study of impacts on public opinion of climate change: “It found media coverage to be a key driver – the greater the quantity of media coverage, the greater the level of public concern, the authors concluded. But that, Brulle said, prompts the question: What drives media coverage? That answer, he added, is clear. The most important factor is the “elite partisan battle over the issue,” the study concluded.”
- Taking More Seats on Campus, Foreigners Also Pay the Freight. About UW!
- After Recess: Change the World (about change.org)
- Pregnant, and Pushed Out of a Job
- Traffic Jam Economics (for ENVIR 100)
- Climatologist James Hansen on “Cowards in Our Democracies”. Good graph on fossil fuel reserves and resources.
- Vancouver airport launches plan to lure Asia-Pacific traffic: “In a bid to fend off growing competition from other cities, Vancouver International Airport is launching a $1.8-billion upgrade that in part will be paid for by a jump in airport improvement fees… And Mr. Berg said the provincial government will soon stop charging a two-cent-per-litre tax on jet fuel at YVR.”
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February 8, 2012
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