Critical Power White Paper

Electricity occupies a uniquely important role in the infrastructure of modern society. A complete loss of power shuts down telephone switches, wireless cell towers, bank computers, E911 operator centers, police communication networks, hospital emergency rooms, air traffic control, street lights, and the electrically actuated valves and pumps that move water, oil, and gas, along with…

How Technology Will Defeat Terrorism

Mark P. Mills and Peter W. Huber City Journal In transit across Manhattan on any given day are some 4 million letters, 3 million people, half a million motor vehicles and their contents, and half a million parcels—any of which may be carrying something lethal. Step by step, cities like New York must now learn…

No Limits: Energy and Technology

Peter W. Huber & Mark P. Mills The materials and quantum phenomena that brought us digital information are now ushering in a new age of digital power. They extract, process, and use energy in altogether new ways. They pack far more power, into far less space. They control high-power streams of electrons and photons at…

Deregulation Will Survive Enron

Mark Mills and Peter Huber Wall Street Journal Messrs. Mills and Huber are co-authors of the Digital Power Report. Mr. Huber is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Enron got one thing right. New technology is dramatically changing the energy business, especially electricity. Unfortunately for its investors, the new technology isn't the one Enron…

How Cities Green the Planet

Peter W. Huber & Mark P. Mills City Journal Think of the skyscraper as America's great green gift to the planet. It packs more people onto less land, which leaves more wilderness undisturbed in other places, where the people aren't. The city gets Wall Street, Saks, the Met, and the Times Square crowds, which leaves…