In the news today….
- Montana Public Radio reports lawmakers in Helena are starting to debate whether the state could borrow up to $500 million to buy the coal-fired power plant in Colstrip.
- Mining.com reports new research by Wood Mackenzie asserts that electrification and automation will be a key priority for global mining companies as they try to move away from fossil fuels.
- PowerLine carries a post from John Hinderaker entitled, “Global Warming: The Big Picture” in which he writes that for the global warming alarmists, theory predominates over actual observation, which is the opposite of the scientific method.
- Reuters reports President Trump is reviving efforts to win approval for a significant infrastructure plan lasting up to 13 years, two people briefed on the matter said, as the administration seeks to bring a long-stalled campaign promise back to life.