Are Economists Blocking Progress on Climate Change?

By Servaas Storm, Senior Lecturer of Economics, Delft University of Technology. Originally published at the Institute for New Economic Thinking website Dutch economist Servaas Storm, co- author of a widely-read 2018 study on climate change,…

Links 6/20/19

Your Cat’s Attitude Actually Is Closely Linked to Its Breed, Survey Shows Smithsonian Facebook’s Libra: I mean, how are we supposed to take them seriously if they didn't even have the smarts to name their…

Freedom to travel, by Scott Sumner

I’m always a bit skeptical when I hear talk about a recent trend toward “deregulation”. There is no doubt that regulations in a few areas have been relaxed, particularly environmental rules (such as burning coal).…

Links 6/17/19

Largest world stock of animal-killing virus destroyed by UK lab BBC Why sleeptrackers could lead to the rise of insomnia – and orthosomnia Guardian In Pablo Picasso’s Studio During the Nazi Occupation of Paris Literary…

US Poised to Approve Shipping LNG by Rail…

By Justin Mikulka, a freelance writer, audio and video producer living in Trumansburg, NY. Originally published at DeSmog Blog On June 6, the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced that the company Energy Transport Solutions…