Blog Review 662


Bad news for biofuel subsidies. Their costs are somewhere between 11 and 230 times the value of the savings they generate from emissions reduction. It would be vastly cheaper simply to do nothing at all than to continue such subsidies.

Global warming really is a matter of economics. A pity that so few are listening to the economists, isn't it?

For of course the environment is too important to be left to environmentalists.

Thhis announcement on being allowed to die at home: it might not be quite what it seems you know.

On dealing with threats of terrorism. Of course this is far too sensible to ever actually be implemented.

It would appear that one set of promises being made by one set of politicians might be in conflict with another set of promises made by that same set of politicians. Ho hum.

And finally, a way around the smoking ban.