Archives for April 8, 2015

What Prevented Smart Meter Opt-outs in Pennsylvania?

Back in the sum­mer of 2014, some­thing very cal­cu­lat­ed appar­ent­ly hap­pened in the Penn­syl­va­nia state leg­is­la­ture that ought to be inves­ti­gat­ed by the Commonwealth’s Attor­ney Gen­er­al [1] and the Penn­syl­va­nia State Ethics Com­mis­sion [2]. What hap­pened was a crime against the demo­c­ra­t­ic prin­ci­ples of gov­er­nance, i.e., delib­er­ate­ly dis-allow­ing con­stituents, voters—and cit­i­zens in general—to exer­cise their […]

Obama’s CO2 Plan Will Only Avert 0.001 Degree Of Warming A Year

Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma for­mal­ly sub­mit­ted his plan to cut U.S. car­bon diox­ide emis­sions to the U.N. Tues­day and a cli­mate sci­en­tists has already point­ed out a glar­ing prob­lem: The plan will have vir­tu­al­ly no impact on glob­al tem­per­a­tures. Obama’s car­bon diox­ide reduc­tion plan com­mits the U.S. to 26 to 28 per­cent below 2005 lev­els by […]