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Germany Chucks One Green Subsidy Out, Reaches for Another

Feed-in tariffs for large renewable power projects have been scrapped in favor of competitive auctions.

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Denmark Rethinking Wind Subsidies

The runaway costs of propping up wind energy might be too much even for Denmark.

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New Solar Subsidies Come with Some Major Problems

A novel approach to subsidizing solar energy fixes some problems but creates a host of new ones.

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Maine Solar Fight Reveals Subsidy Addiction

Maine wants to guarantee solar producers long-term, regulator-set rates. This is not what a healthy industry looks like.

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Investors Are (Rightfully) Wary of US Solar Industry

America’s biggest solar companies are taking a beating as worries grow over their reliance on government subsidies.

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the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.


Members failed to produce enough votes to block the cultivation of two new GM crops.


Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats defied pollsters’ predictions on Sunday, trouncing Martin Schulz’s Social Democrats in a closely watched election in Saarland.

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