To go along with our previous coverage of the newest report on global warming by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Guardian in the U.K. is reporting that the American Enterprise Institute is offering $10,000 each to any scientist willing to undermine the I.P.C.C.'s report. The AEI is funded by... drumroll... ExxonMobil.
American Enterprise Institute
I probably disagree with the conservative commentators from the American Enterprise Institute 80 percent of the time, but Kenneth Green is right on track with his latest think piece. He's for dumping all energy subsidies and taxing anything that harms the environment. That way the free market will sort out the good and bad as well as promote more efficient sources of energy. My only suggestion is to make sure that these taxes don't involve credits that rich companies can buy or trade on the open