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  • Waste disposal the industry's Achilles' heel

    The French have dealt with their radioactive waste for decades by reprocessing it, but the process is more problematic than it sounds, particularly in an age of terrorism

  • What I will say to Americans once I am elected president

    President Jim Stiles would tell the nation that it is past time we started living within our means – both economically and environmentally.

  • We've heard the "drill now" drumbeat before

    Jimmy Carter’s energy plan – especially his promotion of synfuels development – would have been disastrous for the West.

  • The deja-vu of ‘Drill here, drill now’

    The deja-vu of ‘Drill here, drill now’

    Despite a few sensible aspects, Jimmy Carter’s ideas about energy would not have been good for the West’s environment.

  • So much for sticking to the center

    George W. Bush has refused to govern from the center, and with the Republicans in charge of the government, a mandate from the voters doesn’t matter

  • Squeezing Water from a Stone

    With only a tiny share of the Colorado River available to it, Las Vegas decides to get the water it needs from elsewhere in the state – underneath the rural high-desert Basin and Range country

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