The Weekly Word: EPA overreach, coal and clean tech

The Weekly Word: EPA overreach, coal and clean tech Sterling Burnett, Ph.D, a senior fellow on environmental policy and the Managing Editor of the Environmental & Climate News at the Heartland Institute, joined Jason Spiess and Stephen Heins on the Weekly Word. After hearing Burnett’s introduction, Spiess was particularly impressed by the fact the Heartland [...]

By | 2018-01-17T23:02:59+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Audio|Tags: |0 Comments

The Weekly Word: Methane emissions continue to drop

The Weekly Word: Methane emissions continue to drop Seth Whitehead, a spokesman for Energy in Depth, joins Jason Spiess and Stephen Heins on the Weekly Word. Whitehead is a part of one of the leading advocate for the many benefits of unconventional drilling and he has just published a study about the release of methane [...]

By | 2018-01-08T20:45:26+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Audio, Energy, Environment|Tags: |0 Comments

The Weekly Word: The Safety of Fracking

The Weekly Word: The Safety of Fracking January 2, 2018 Sue Mickley, a health and energy researcher of 30 years, joins Jason Spiess and Stephen Heins on the Weekly Word. Her background has been in public health and community needs. With the recent boom in unconventional drilling (aka fracking) including 800 new wells in Pennsylvania, [...]

By | 2018-01-04T23:18:45+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Audio, Energy|0 Comments

Weekly Word: Driessen stops by to talk eco-imperialism and the evolution of environmentalism

Weekly Word: Driessen stops by to talk eco-imperialism and the evolution of environmentalism Paul Driessen, author of “Eco-Imperialism” and a major voice on energy and environmental issues, joined Jason Spiess and The Word Merchant Stephen Heins on the Weekly Word. Spiess began by mentioning “people in white lab coats” were promoting renewable energy. Driessen went [...]

By | 2018-01-04T23:16:22+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Energy|Tags: , |0 Comments

Weekly Word: Heins, Richardson talk deconstructing the 30-year Sundae known as ClimateGate

The Weekly Word; December 13,2017 The Crude Life’s host and Weekly Word moderator Jason Spiess and Professor Stephen Heins had a special guest join them in a discussion on the Weekly Word about a recent court ruling about University of Arizona emails related to the formulation of Michael Mann’s famous “Hockey Stick,” which was the [...]

By | 2017-12-14T22:33:32+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Energy|0 Comments

The Weekly Word: The changing global job market

The Weekly Word; December 9, 2017 In this week’s episode of The Weekly Word, host Jason Spiess and Heins talk about the ever-changing global oil industry.  A big portion of the discussion is on the addition of oil and gas jobs across the country, and if Americans do not fill those positions, workers from other [...]

By | 2017-12-14T22:22:25+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Energy|0 Comments

The Weekly Word: The evolution of a protestor and the economic ecosystem of energy

The Weekly Word: The evolution of a protestor and the economic ecosystem of energy This week on The Weekly Word with Professor Stephen Heins, Jim Willis from the Marcellus Drilling News joined the energy-themed conversation. The discussion began with some of the similarities and differences between the Bakken and the Marcellus and Utica shale plays.  [...]

By | 2017-12-06T00:32:31+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Energy, Environment|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Weekly Word: Pipeline spills and the religion of environmentalism

The Weekly Word: Pipeline spills and the religion of environmentalism; November 25, 2017 On this week’s installment of The Weekly Word with professor Stephen Heins, climate change and environmentalism are discussed. Heins begins talking about the recent pipeline spills and how pipelines are still the most effecient and safe means fo crude transportation. The religion of environmentalism [...]

By | 2017-11-28T19:56:06+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Energy, Environment|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Weekly Word: National Parks partnership with oil and gas, plus Bakken feedstock

The Weekly Word: National Parks partnership with oil and gas, plus Bakken feedstock In this week’s installment of The Weekly Word, Professor Heins checks in from Baltimore, MD, where the 129th Annual Meeting and Education Conference for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Heins gives an update on the theme of the conference and [...]

By | 2017-11-28T18:22:57+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Audio|0 Comments

Weekly Word: Heins talks Lancet Report

Weekly Word: Heins talks Lancet Report; October 29, 2017 After reading the recently published Lancet Report for the first time, I am struck by a few thoughts: The narrative of the study could have been written by any number of environmental groups; the actual statistics tell a different story; and, finally the real story which [...]

By | 2017-11-28T19:56:59+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Categories: Audio|0 Comments