Archive: William F. Shughart II
Don’t Bet Only on the Sun and the Wind
If we want to live in a new energy future, nuclear power and “carbon capture utilization and storage” are keys to the door.
Don’t Be So Quick to Write Off Natural Gas
Natural gas is among our cheapest energy sources and reduced power-plant emissions by 50% more since 2005 than wind and solar power combined.
Wind Power Sources Remain More Fantasy than Reality
We need to be realistic about the limitations of wind power and seek practical alternatives that reduce emissions.
Markets Can Handle Climate Change
The private sector is quietly finding innovative ways to limit the rise in the average global temperature.
Cigarette and Soda Taxes Don’t Save Many Lives
Selective excise taxes may raise revenue for the public sector by targeting the consumption of things that elites disdain, but they do not save millions of lives.
We Should End Tax Giveaways to Electric Vehicle Owners
They share the roads; they need to share the costs.