Green Folly The Rockefeller Divestment and Other Empty Gestures
The Rockefeller family announced that it will “divest” one of its big funds of investments in the fossil fuel industry. Perhaps it can afford the inefficient gesture, but environmentalists ought to embrace smarter economics.
Green Folly Regulation Drives Up LA Housing Costs
Los Angeles has the highest rental rates in the country, thanks to bad zoning laws and counterproductive environmental regulation. But its problems are hardly unique.
Green Folly Massachusetts Debates Worst Pensions Idea Yet
Massachusetts has the most severe pensions crisis in the nation, and now it could get even worse: State legislators are debating dumping profitable pension investments.
Green Folly Climate Skepticism on the Rise
More than four in ten people think that the media exaggerates the dangers of global warming—the highest numbers ever recorded. Green exaggerations, more than “big oil,” are the leading cause of Americans’ growing climate skepticism.