morning news updates

10 years ago | Jan 17, 2008
Here's one note on the energy special interests money flying around KS right now - yesterday, the state ethics commission declared that anti-coal, pro-natural gas group Know Your Power, sponsored by Chesapeake Gas, was a lobbying group....

KDHE DID NOT CREATE REGULATORY UNCERTAINTY

10 years ago | Jan 17, 2008

BY NANCY JACKSON reprinted from the Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2008 In Kansas energy debates, we have heard a lot lately about "regulatory uncertainty." But what does that mean, exactly? Sunflower Electric Power Corp. CEO Earl Watkins has...

science, pseudo-science, climate change, and the legislative process

10 years ago | Jan 16, 2008
CEP has been informed that Kansas legislators - all? some? don't know, hopefully a reporter or two will pick up on this and then ask around - received a very interesting book in their box yesterday - Fred Singer, Unstoppable Global Warming:...

making up for lost time

10 years ago | Jan 16, 2008
Kansas wasn't really into the whole climate change thing for a long, long while. However, we appear to be making up for lost time. Mobilization. Watch out! Scientist Tim Flannery, author of the (awesome) book The Weathermakers: how We Are...

reflections

10 years ago | Jan 15, 2008
Many of the voices in today's energy arguments - regardless of what perspective they represent - are falling into a similar tunnel vision. I think of this trap as the "heroic" narrative of technology, and this is usually how the story...