In my latest Epoch Times column I write that China’s real environmental record shows how inefficient as well as dangerous dictatorships are. Far from being able to “turn on a dime” to green their economy or do any other praiseworthy thing, they suppress information, ignore costs, and lumber about doing wasteful harm.
In my latest Loonie Politics column I urge Canadians to find their outrage at news that we’re going to keep our vintage CF-18s flying until 2032 instead of getting up-to-date aerial combat capability.
Lionel “Robbins defined economics as the science concerned with the implications of the insight that men are economizing individuals who seek to allocate given scarce resources among given competing ends.”
Israel M. Kirzner in Edwin G. Dolan, ed., The Foundations of Modern Austrian Economics
In my latest National Post column I deplore the conventional wisdom that in any showdown between Iran and the West, it is the West that lacks attractive options and must find some face-saving way to give in.
In BOE Report I talk about a website that makes it easy to check Canadian government data for an increase in heat waves in Canadian cities over time… and not find one. If it’s all about the evidence, surely the lack of support for this particular claim should lead people to stop making it.