Public service announcements on Facebook and Wichita City Channel 7 urge Wichitans to take steps to stop "vampire" power waste. But before hectoring people to introduce inconvenience to their lives in order to save small amounts of electricity, the city should tackle the real monsters of its own creation.
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A big "thank you" to Mike Smith for his rebuttal to an op-ed printed in today's Wichita Eagle.
As the following two charts show, the models that are in common use by climate scientists have predicted rising temperatures, but actual observations of temperatures have not conformed to predictions. Temperatures have been level in recent years.
The City of Wichita held a workshop where the Community Investments Plan Steering Committee delivered a progress report to the city council. The document holds some facts that ought to make Wichitans think, and think hard. Then: What is the purpose of high tax rates on high income earners? Finally: Advances in producing oil and natural gas make for a more competitive and carbon-efficient economy.
The oil and gas boom in America boosts our competitiveness in the world economy while at the same time reducing carbon emissions, says economist Stephen Moore.
One aspect of the decision whether Wichita High School Southeast should be moved or renovated in place is this: What about the environment?
In south-central Kansas, the meme of "it's only a plan" that can be shelved is likely to be repeated as government officials try to sell a comprehensive planning process.
A new feature film by Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney will present the truth about hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking.
An invigorated Obama second administration will not be good for the country, unless the president has a change of heart.
Today: Sustainable development; Climate models; Shy regulators; Just say no to taxes.
Occupy Koch Town protesters show no concern for facts or reason in their politically-motivated attack on Koch Industries, capitalism, and human progress.
Not everyone agrees with the Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's rosy assessment of wind power.
Evidence that a business seeking regulatory approval of its project enjoyed an apparently close relationship with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment should not be surprising: regulatory capture is a non-partisan sport.
Today: RightOnline may not follow Netroots; Ann McElhinney; Presidential candidate white papers; Budget briefing book, volume one; Pompeo events; Kansas tax competitive position slipped in 2011; Redistricting in Kansas; The price system.
Today: Wichita City Council; Arts jobs lost already?; American politics, viewed from down under; California parent trigger attacked; Medical board's powers; Chief Justice to speak in Wichita; More 'Economics in One Lesson'; Climate change resource launched.
Today: Wichita City council; Sedgwick County Commission; Kobach on voter reform in Wall Street Journal; Tiahrt, former Congressman, to address Pachyderms; Wichita speaker lineup set; Blue Ribbon Commission coming to Wichita; School choice cast as civil rights issue; Medicare reform necessary; Science, public agencies, and politics.
Today: Why not school choice in Kansas?; Economics in one lesson this Monday; Sowell on government intervention; Salina's first TIF district; Charles on energy and stuff; government and entrepreneurship.
While those who advocate cap and trade legislation charge that conservatives, particularly Charles and David Koch, have outspent them, a study finds the opposite.
Who benefits and loses from increased regulation of greenhouse gases?
Left-wing environmental hypocrisy exposed as actor Robert Redford is caught in a few "do as I say, not as I do" moments.