Commentaries by Thomas M. Power



December 19, 2011 Efforts to Trivialize Dangerous Air Pollution Problems in Montana
December 5, 2011 Why Reforming Medical Insurance in the United States is So Difficult
November 21, 2011 Cutting Rising Medical Costs Not Shrinking Jobs Stimulus Spending
November 7, 2011 The Source of the Economic Paralysis in Washington
October 24, 2011 Amenity-supported Migration and sustainability: Ending the Daniel Boone Syndrome
October 10, 2011 Can Burning Trees Reduce Our Global Carbon Footprint?
September 26, 2011 The Claim That Energy Efficiency Investments Are Self-defeating
September 12, 2011 Whom to Blame for Wildfires and Smoke?
August 29, 2011 Extreme Economic Inequality in America
August 15, 2011 Greed, Risk-taking, and Bubble Economies: The Failure to Learn
August 1, 2011 Creating a Budget and Deficit Crisis for Partisan Purposes
July 18, 2011 Enthroning and Privileging the Rich as "Job Creators"
July 4, 2011 Timber Harvest and Forest Thinning to Reduce Catastrophic Wildfire
June 20, 2011 Using the Courts to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Frivolous or Fundamental?
June 6, 2011 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as Whipping Boy
May 23, 2011 Puzzling Through the Rush to Export Coal to China
May 9, 2011 Making Sense Out of Initial Local Hostility ot New or Expanded Parks and Wilderness
April 25, 2011 How Federal Agencies Hide from Their Impacts on Global Warming
April 11, 2011 Hauling Coal Through Montana to Feed China's Growing Energy Appetite
March 28, 2011 The Shrinking American and Booming Asian Market for Coal
March 14, 2011 Our Atmosphere: "Free-Riding" and the "Tragedy of the Commons"
February 28, 2011 The Source of State Government Budget Difficulties Across the US
February 14, 2011 The Hysterical Flight From Energy Conservation
January 31, 2011 Revitalizing Montana's Economy By Focusing on the Natural Resource Sectors
January 3, 2011 An Important Distinction: Short-term Versus Long-term Federal Deficits