Globalwarming.org: Carbon Rule Targets by State — Wall Street Journal Chart
A key factor in how hard it will be for a state to achieve the percent CO2 reduction required by the 2030 standard is the current (2013) share of the state’s electricity generated from coal. A relatively small percent CO2 reduction can be more difficult for a state where coal’s share of electric generation is high than a relatively large percent CO2 reduction for a state where coal’s share is low. >Read More >Interview Marlo Lewis
VIRGINIA vs UBER - MARC SCRIBNER
Openmarket.org: Ridesharing Wars: Uber, Regulators, and the “California Compromise”
Last week, Virginia’s Department of Motor Vehicles sent cease-and-desist letters to Uber and Lyft warning the ridesharing companies to halt their “illegal operations.” This was incredibly disappointing.
But on the same day, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) signed a new law creating a regulatory class called the transportation network company, requires driver background checks, and spells out insurance requirements for ridesharing operators. Explicitly recognizing the legality of ridesharing, along with some regulatory requirements, is superior to Virginia’s approach.>Read More
CEI's Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellowship is a one-year fellowship that aims to provide journalists the opportunity to improve their knowledge of free markets principles and limited government through interaction with CEI policy experts. > cei.org/warrenbrookes