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The Cautionary Tale of Japan’s Solar Experiment

Japan’s fledgling solar boom is threatening to go bust as it struggles to connect new producers to its grids.

Solar Stumbles in Land of the Rising Sun

Japanese solar is booming but utilities can’t keep up.

Germany's Green Costs Runneth Over

It’s not just German households and businesses struggling under the yoke of the country’s ill-conceived green energy scheme. The ripples from Berlin’s energiewende are extended in to Austria, where excess renewable energy is straining the German neighbor’s grid.

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Crude Economics

The decision to extend production cuts was as predictable as it was desperate.

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The Manchester leaks are the product of a dangerously arrogant and unaccountable intelligence community.

Better Late Than Never

More, please.


The share of people who benefit from the stock market should be widening, not contracting.

Market Failure

The EU’s ailing Emissions Trading System is looking more useless than ever before.

Settled Science

Our worst-case climate scenarios are relying on outdated, incorrect coal data.

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