Archive for the ‘energy policy’ Category

Supply, demand, oil and profit

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Just a few comments about the major economic story of the summer: Many pundits and politicians have blamed high gas prices on the lack of competition between the oil companies. I think that theory can be laid to rest. Competition is alive and well in big oil. The fact that we ...

Energy conservation is not a solution

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Don't get me wrong. Energy conservation is a smart way to save money as an individual or family. Furthermore, I would even go so far as to say that if you don't try to find ways to conserve your own personal energy use, you are foolhardy and frivolous. At the same ...