Walcher

19 07, 2024

Walcher: Save Dolores Canyons, wink wink, nudge nudge

2024-07-24T12:03:16-04:00July 19th, 2024|Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel In a famous 1969 sketch from Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Eric Idle approaches a stranger in a pub with a series of cryptic relationship questions, ending each with “wink wink, nudge nudge, say no more.” The skit was so popular it [...]

12 07, 2024

Walcher: Not persuaded by a million-mile car

2024-07-15T12:25:17-04:00July 12th, 2024|E.V., Electrification, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Atlantic writer Mateo Wong gushes about “a group of people in a red Tesla driving through the Moroccan desert,” when one exclaims, “Two million, Hans!” Apparently, the 2014 Model S became the first electric car to drive 2 million kilometers, or [...]

5 07, 2024

Walcher: The bigger question: Who gets to decide?

2024-07-09T13:02:28-04:00July 5th, 2024|E.V., Electrification, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel At a recent Cato Institute conference, Elon Musk spoke about “regulatory gridlock” and a system in which “It’s basically illegal to build big projects.” He called for sunsetting numerous (unspecified) regulations, then concluded with this gem: “Every regulation should be accompanied [...]

2 07, 2024

E&E Legal Letters Issue XLIII: Spring 2024

2024-07-02T14:13:08-04:00July 2nd, 2024|E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Milloy, Tanton, Walcher|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XLIII Spring 2024. Click headlines for the full article. Epoch TV American Thought Leaders: Steve Milloy On April 30, 2024, Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder, appeared on Epoch Times TV’s ongoing show, American Thought Leaders.  His interview, [...]

28 06, 2024

Walcher: We’ve had giant batteries all along

2024-07-02T16:21:13-04:00June 28th, 2024|E.V., Electrification, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel At the end of the classic, “The Wizard of Oz,” when Dorothy asks Glinda for help getting home, the good witch of the north says, “You don’t need to be helped any longer. You’ve always had the power.” This week I [...]

21 06, 2024

Walcher: New study proves what we already know

2024-07-02T16:20:24-04:00June 21st, 2024|Media Coverage, Walcher, Water|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Most people are happier on weekends. We know that because a government study proved it. Without such studies, you may not know that people drive poorly when talking on a cellphone, or that the elderly cherish happy memories more than sad [...]

14 06, 2024

Walcher: How innovation and technology cleared the air

2024-06-17T12:32:53-04:00June 14th, 2024|California, Electrification, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel In 2006, Cambridge physicist Stephen Hawking said, “Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster such as sudden global warming…” and suggested colonizing other planets to ensure the survival of the human species. Some [...]

7 06, 2024

Walcher: What happens in California should stay in California

2024-06-13T11:59:44-04:00June 7th, 2024|California, Electrification, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel California recently adopted a zero-emission requirement for all railroad locomotives in the state by 2030, which many critics are saying could cripple the nation’s freight rail network. That’s because California doesn’t have its own separate fleet of locomotives. So to keep [...]

31 05, 2024

Walcher: U.S. is leading, but nobody is following

2024-06-06T11:50:07-04:00May 31st, 2024|Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) famously said, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” No fan of academic studies, he had learned how statistics can be used to make almost any point the researcher wants to [...]

24 05, 2024

Walcher: From preserving antiquities to regulating economics

2024-05-30T11:31:17-04:00May 24th, 2024|Media Coverage, U.S. Supreme Court, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Our obsession with the study of antiquities goes back centuries, at least since Renaissance poet Petrarch wrote, “Among the many subjects which interested me, I dwelt especially upon antiquity, for our own age has always repelled me.” But what exactly is [...]

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