A coalition of groups advocating for environmental reform sent a detailed memo to Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature today, hoping to make environmental issues a priority for the freshly installed government.
The report calls for tighter regulations on natural gas drilling and water extraction, urges the state to develop a comprehensive Read More
• The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, which like the 9/11 Commission, only for the Panic of 2008, may have trouble writing a comprehensive report, because senior staff have left in droves and bickering plagues those who remain. [NYT]
• Back in 2007, China asked the Fed if could buy 10% of Morgan Stanley. Yesterday, the Read More
In Sunday’s New York Times, the reporter, Melanie Warner, (or her editor) poses the question: "Is America ready to give up coal? Describing the situation, Warner writes that:
"With concerns over climate change intensifying, electricity generation from coal, once reliably cheap, looks increasingly expensive in the Read More