Dams Cause Emissions, Not Hydropower

Recently, the tech blog Engadget used a misleading headline to describe a half-truth about hydropower: hydropower dams create greenhouse gas emissions. While this is technically true, what they [...]

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Oneida Dam’s Fate a Mixed Blessing

Small-scale hydropower is promising as a reliable source of renewable energy. One option is to convert some of the 54,000 existing, non-powered dams in the continental U.S. that have physical [...]

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How to Cure the ‘Dutch Curse’

It’s easy to kill the goose that lays the golden egg — just work it to death. In oil rich countries like Venezuela, Nigeria and Angola, where more than half of the country’s income is from [...]

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Oil Exports and Our Allies

The primary argument against lifting America’s ban on crude oil exports misses the important fact that Americans typically care about our allies’ well-being. Any graduate of Economics 101 has [...]

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