Category Archives: Economics

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The Clean Power Plan is on life support, but screw it, let’s create one for transportation

Last week, the EPA held a lengthy, contentious public hearing on its proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) in Charleston, West Virginia. President Obama’s signature policy proposal to… Read more »

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Don’t believe the lies – Ohio can’t afford to extend the freeze on clean energy

I wrote my first post on SB 310, the legislation that froze for two years Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency portfolio standards, all the way back on March 31, 2014…. Read more »

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Actually, fuel economy standards are a great way to tackle carbon emissions

It feels like it’s been ages since I wrote a post taking down something that someone else has written. I get the impression that is what people enjoy on the World… Read more »

Cleveland is finally raising its parking rates, but they’re still way too low

William F. Buckley, the legendary publisher of The National Review, famously wrote that “a conservative is someone who is standing athwart history, yelling Stop.” If that’s the case, I guess that makes… Read more »

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What is the real cost of freezing Ohio’s clean energy standards?

I have asthma. According to the CDC, I am one of 831,787 Ohioans and 25.9 million Americans living with this condition (PDF). That means that 1 out of every 12 Americans is living… Read more »