Blog Archive — May 2019

Will Joe Biden get tough on cleaning up our car fleet?

When Ford's CEO says his company will shift 90% of its sales to SUVs and trucks, you KNOW that our current fuel economy standards are failing us. Which presidential candidates will insist on revamping them? In an Opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer (online yesterday, in print Monday), I warn that falling back on Obama's CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) reforms will not solve the problem.

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Venezuelan Oil and Democracy

What does oil have to do with U.S. hints about a possible military intervention in Venezuela? I address this question briefly in a letter to the New York Times.

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