The Physics Behind Pro-Growth Environmentalism

It is an article of faith for the anti-capitalist, anti-trade left that endless economic growth is impossible on a finite planet. The sooner it can be brought to a halt, or even reversed, the better. This month’s IPCC report into the dire consequences of a 1.5°C increase in global temperatures will have given it encouragement. However, the award of the Nobel Prize in Economics to Paul Romer and William Nordhaus (i), in the same week, can only be interpreted as a huge slap in the face for the champions of “degrowth”.

Top 4 Trends in the U.S. Wind Market

Wind power capacity in the United States continued to experience strong growth in 2017 due to the production tax credit, various state-level policies, and improvements in the cost and performance of wind power technologies, yielding low-priced wind energy for utility, corporate, and other power purchasers. The top 4 wind market industry trends of 2017: