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Austrians on the Environment

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John Br​ätland's article on "sustainable development" in the QJAE recently came online. I would like to use this as an opportunity not only to highlight this important article but also to point out some of the major Austrian work on...

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Armed and Dangerous

The EnvironmentInterventionism


The New York Times has reported that California's Attorney General, Bill Lockyer, is suing the six largest automobile manufacturers because of their alleged contribution to "global warming" and its...

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Britain's Royal Society Seeks to Squelch Opposition to Greens on Global Warming

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge


From The New York Times of September 21:

LONDON, Sept. 20 — A British scientific group, the Royal Society, contends that Exxon Mobil is spreading "inaccurate and misleading" information about climate...
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How Environmentalism Raises Profits at the Expense of Wages

The EnvironmentProduction Theory


In my last article, "How Government Budget Deficits Reduce Wages and Raise Profits", I explained why those who complain about profits rising at the expense of wages should not blame the free market but, in part at least, the growth in...

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You Oughta Dance With the One That Brung Ya

The EnvironmentMoney and BanksPhilosophy and Methodology


F. Scott Fitzgerald, the novelist, said the rich are different from us. His contemporary (and rival) Ernest Hemingway countered with, "Yeah, they're richer".

That's certainly true of Warren Buffett, though whether he's smarter than us or Jimmy — his margarita loving namesake — well, that...

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From CO2 Science: "A 221-Year Temperature History of the Southwest Coast of Greenland"

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The following appears here

A 221-Year Temperature History of the Southwest Coast of Greenland


Reference Vinther...

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Bradley boils it down

The EnvironmentPolitical Theory


A very nice oped in the Houston Chroncle, by Robert Bradley, concerning the global warming question. I'm glad he is fighting this fight. I thought that this issue would have died long ago, but It seems like nearly...

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Thanks FEMA

The Environment


I'm sitting here in the sweltering heat, wondering why the air conditioner at the Mises Institute is not being fixed after a full week of waiting. I again called the company that services them. He reports that all air conditioning parts and units of this size are extremely hard to come by since...

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Looking for clarity on global warming

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge


Reading the thread on global warming below, I see a common mistake that pops up in a lot of arguments at the intersection of science and policy. With all due respect to the participants in the thread, they are largely talking past one another. This often happens in arguments over global warming...

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