A Power Portfolio

Have you had enough of oil stocks? Here's another energy play-invest in companies that will participate in the reinvention of the gasoline automobile around hybrid engines. 

Heavy Iron = Energy Independence

New York Sun So, will high oil prices finally force everyone to buy cars the size of toaster ovens, or ride bicycles? Suburban-driving soccer moms, or working Joes driving delivery trucks or taxis may find themselves thinking along those lines every time they pull up at the pump. But the highway of the future won't…

The Art of Energy: The Future will not be Painted in Oil

Slate.com The past, present, and future of our energy economy are on display at the Museum of Modern Art. Don't look for a barrel of crude; admire, instead, what curator Terence Riley describes as "a remarkably beautiful object, half metal, half composite, that goes together in this crazy way that only a computer could understand."…

Q&A: Why the Environmentalists Have It All Backward

The Star-Ledger Everything you think you know about energy is wrong. In their new book "The Bottomless Well," Mark Mills and Peter Huber preach that efficiency is wasteful, waste is good and fossil fuels are the next best thing to nuclear power. They say America can thank environmentalists for extra coal burned today.

Why the U.S. Needs More Nuclear Power

City Journal Your typical city dweller doesn’t know just how much coal and uranium he burns each year. On Lake Shore Drive in Chicago—where the numbers are fairly representative of urban America as a whole—the answer is (roughly): four tons and a few ounces. In round numbers, tons of coal generate about half of the…