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Stop the nuclear industry bailout by TokyoTom

And now a public service market announcement (with the captioned title) from your friendly local mankind-hating envirofascist, courtesy of Dave Schwab of Green Change , who is apparently the author of the following missive that found its way into my email...

Paul Joskow: What electric power regulatory reforms are need? A Federal Power Act of 2009 by TokyoTom

Further to my previous posts , excerpted below are the recommendations that Paul Joskow (energy expert, MIT economist and current president of the Alfred P Sloan Foundationn) recently made in a speech at the National Press Club : What is to be done? We...

MIT economist Paul Joskow describes our current electricity regulatory framework by TokyoTom

I believe that a key problem - and thus a key opportunity - that our country faces is over-regulation and misregulation of the electric power sector. Regulatory reform in this area is a middle ground, both for enviros and those whose principle concerns...

Paul Joskow on needed changes to power regulation, particularly if climate legislation is passed by TokyoTom

A hodge-podge of state and federal regulations is keeping costs high and interfering with the development of competitive power markets. Paul L. Joskow , current President of the Alfred P Sloan Foundation and former Head of the MIT Department of Economics...

[Update: Comments added] Iain Murray: Another libertarian makes climate policy proposals! by TokyoTom

Thank goodness! Another libertarian/conservative (see my previous posts on Bruce Yandle and Gene Callahan , and see Jon Adler`s 2000 piece ) wants to seize the day and promote useful policies in the face of popular/legislative concerns over climate change...