From the Globe and Mail: “The Bakken is an oil play that has erupted across a forgotten corner of the U.S. It is a frenzy of drilling and pumping and moneymaking. It is also a place where a new energy … read more
The Washington Post has a lengthy article out on the political shenanigans that have infused the Obama administration’s green-energy agenda since its inception: Meant to create jobs and cut reliance on foreign oil, Obama’s green-technology program was infused with politics at every level, … read more
ScienceDaily — “Imagine if the next coat of paint you put on the outside of your home generates electricity from light — electricity that can be used to power the appliances and equipment on the inside. A team of researchers … read more
Times Herald Record (NY) — “Many homeowners are switching to natural gas heat as oil prices go up: The Cost of conversion runs in the thousands, but folks say they recoup it quickly.” Conversion costs: $1,500 to install a natural … read more
Gingrich odds on Intrade are down to 8.2%, the lowest since the first week of November, almost two months ago (see chart above).
Charities Aid Foundation (a UK international charity): “This is the second edition of the ‘World Giving Index’, the largest study into charitable behavior across the globe involving 153 countries in total. Using data from Gallup’s Worldview World Poll, the report … read more
Mitt Romney’s economic plan has 59 points. We might have just discovered the 60th (via the WSJ): What about his reform principles? Mr. Romney talks only in general terms. “Moving to a consumption-based system is something which is very attractive … read more