By Tamara Enz Cynicism and sarcasm toward my country and its future are hard for me to get around these days; sometimes I trip over them in unexpected ways. This was clear […]
When the railroad industry decides that coal is dead, it probably is. For all their imperfections, markets generally do know how to price a pretty broad spectrum of goods and services (nature […]
America is a great idea, but it’s hard to love these days. At some point tonight millions and millions of us will find ourselves sitting in a stadium or a park or […]
Arguing that something happening one way in the past means it can only happen that way is an illogical appeal to history.
Scientists measure the Earth’s temperature three ways – stationary surface thermometers, satellite-based microwave detectors, and balloon-carried thermometers.
Alex Honnold is a remarkable young man. He may be the foremost rock climber in generations. That his most recent feat was done entirely ropeless — meaning he’d die if he fell […]
Springtime in Colorado, 2017 edition.
Noam Chomsky, of all people, has called Tricky Dick “America’s last liberal president.” Sadly, he couldn’t have been more right. Way back in 2008 I said this: If he were a candidate in […]
– for Julie Happy Beltane from S&R.
It appears Canada may no longer be a willing partner for American coal companies wishing to export coal to Asia. No economically feasible alternatives to get coal to Pacific Rim markets exist […]