Monthly Archives: May 2011

Undermining Prosperity written, narrated by Silvia Santacruz

Written and narrated by Competitive Enterprise Institute Journalism Fellow Silvia Santacruz.

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Eco-Imperialism narrated by Iain Murray

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House to Obama: “Drill Baby, Drill”

On May 12, 2011, the House passed H.R. 1231, the Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act, by a vote of 243-179. Introduced by Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (R-Wash.), H.R. 1231 will lift the Obama Administrat... Read more

Greens Turn Against Natural Gas

In the past, environmentalists supported natural gas extraction, as an environmentally-friendly alternative to burning coal. Not so much anymore. Fracking appears to have lost favor with the most fervent environmentalists, with some centrist ... Read more

Where are electricity prices lowest? Where coal dominates the fuel mix!

The National Mining Association is running a remarkable picture-worth-a-thousand-words ad on E&E News.net.  The ad draws you in by giving an answer — “Not if their electricity comes from coal” – but not telling the question. ... Read more