CEI Today: Increasing electricity bills, climate thuggery, destroying America's railroads, and fantasy sports betting

Thursday, November 12, 2015
In the News Today

 

INCREASE IN ELECTRICITY BILLS - WILLIAM YEATMAN
 

Is War on Coal the Cause of Confounding Increase in U.S. Electricity Bills?

 

What is causing the nationwide average electricity rates to increase, despite unusually low fuel costs and generally declining energy costs? My guess is that the cause is EPA’s war on coal. > Read more


> Interview William Yeatman
 

CLIMATE THUGGERY - MARLO LEWIS

NY Attorney General Schneiderman Targets Exxon Mobil: Climate Thuggery, Part 1

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman could severely depress Exxon Mobil stock values while piously claiming to protect shareholders from fraud. Welcome to the Orwellian world of climate-policy sanctimony. > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

 

DESTROYING AMERICA'S RAILROADS - FRED L. SMITH, JR. & MARC SCRIBNER

 

Destroying America’s Railroads: The Killing Burden of Government Regulation

 

What can business leaders do about the ever-increasing burden of federal regulation? In a study released Wednesday, Fred L. Smith, Jr. and Marc Scribner explain how regulations can cripple an entire industry – and how they can be turned back – by presenting the dramatic story of the growth, decline, and eventual resurgence of America’s railroads. > Read more 

 

> Interview an expert

 

FANTASY SPORTS BETTING - MICHELLE MINTON
 

Daily Fantasy Sports Betting: Gambling or Game of Skill?
 
The sudden legal and congressional interest in fantasy sports comes as the industry is becoming big business. Since beginning in the 2000s, online daily fantasy has bloomed into a multi-billion dollar industry. > Read more




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