Retrograde Anti-Green Decision out of FHA

Austin Contrarian has a gripe:

FHA is about to adopt new rules explicitly encouraging home buyers to purchase single-family, detached housing in the suburbs rather than attached (condos) in urban cores:

Until now, almost any condo development could apply to FHA for “approved” status, therefore making FHA financing available in that development. [more]

Failure of Short Run Strategies in Long Run Arguments

There’s plenty of evidence that politically active people interested in fighting climate change think very differently than scientists who are also interested. I also think they are getting it wrong.

This is in my email from Gore’s “We Campaign”.

Dear Michael,

I asked Troy Galloway — a former steelworker who now builds wind turbine blades — to share his story. [more]