Commentaries by Thomas M. Power



December 20, 2010 Cutting Business Taxes and Repealing Environmental Protections As a Way Out of Recession
December 6, 2010 Chinese Markets: A New Coal Boom for Montana?
November 22, 2010 Resisting the Deficit Hysteria
November 8, 2010 A Political Dead End?
October 25, 2010 Thinking About Wood-fired Electric Generation, Again
October 11, 2010 Montana's "Dependence" on Coal Mining, Electric Generation, and Oil Refining
September 27, 2010 The Ongoing Troubles in the Forest Products Industry
September 13, 2010 Government Austerity as a Solution to the "Great Recession"
August 30, 2010 Raising Average Pay and Income in Montana to the National Average
August 16, 2010 Corrupting Economics: Calculating Economic Impacts
August 2, 2010 Mineral Extraction and Local Economic Development
July 19, 2010 Timber Harvest as a Solution to Bark Beetle Tree Mortality
July 5, 2010 Constantly Shying Away from Changing Our Energy Use Patterns
June 21, 2010 Making Critical Distinctions Among Renewable Energy Resources
June 7, 2010 The Dangers of a Renewed American Commitment to Nuclear Power
May 24, 2010 Sifting the Brown From the Green: Making Distinctions Among Wood-fired Electric GenerationProposals
May 10, 2010 Wolves and Elk: The Power of Financial Incentives in the Conservation Arena
April 26, 2010 The Government's Role in Battling Obesity
April 12, 2010 No Time for Another Anti-government Fit
March 29, 2010 Keeping the Quest for Forest Bio-fuels in Balance
March 15, 2010 Global Warming Skeptics and the Attack on Science
March 1, 2010 Is Wood Biomass Electric Generation Renewable and Carbon Neutral Energy?
February 15, 2010 Avoiding Another Bio-fuels Fiasco
February 1, 2010 Critically Appraising Large-scale Wood-fired Electric Generation
January 18, 2010 Forests as a Source of Biomass Fuel for Electric Generation: Important Questions
January 4, 2010 The Decision to Lease the Otter Creek Coal Tracts: What Does It Mean?