The world needs great strides to fight global warming. Climate talks in Poland delivered only baby steps

On Saturday night, at the end of two weeks of meetings in Katowice, Poland, delegates from nearly 200 nations gave themselves a standing ovation for their accomplishments in combating climate change. But even though they no doubt worked very hard on a very difficult issue, the fact is that their enthusiastic self-congratulations were undeserved. The […]

Fight global warming with a carbon fee

I am responding to the Dec. 27 editorial, “Free markets and U.S. energy independence.” Thank you for bringing attention to our “comfortable” energy independence situation as well as our “uncomfortable” challenge – the need to reduce carbon emissions. The editorial rightly credits the lack of government intervention in free markets for the innovation and growth […]