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

Health and Well-ness: Analysis of Key Public Health Indicators in Six of the Most Heavily Drilled Marcellus Shale Counties in Pennsylvania

Thought Piece I continue to be disappointed with the state of environmental reporting in the U.S. If a study conforms to the climate change or anti-fossil fuel narrative, the Study makes headline news (e.g. “Fracking Puts Children’s Respiratory Health at Risk), usually without any real analysis of the work itself. In the recent UCLA, U of [...]

By | 2018-01-08T21:20:08+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

A little slice of Alaskan tundra is finally open for drilling

Thought Piece After all of the histrionics from the environmental doomsday machine, I think that Paul adds a real world perspective during the period of environmentalist acting-out. A little slice of Alaskan tundra is finally open for drilling December 31, 2017 Tax bill provision opens ANWR, to bring more oil online and keep Alaska pipeline operating [...]

By | 2018-01-08T21:13:43+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Tags: |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

REPORT: METHANE EMISSIONS CONTINUE TO DECLINE IN TOP OIL AND GAS BASINS

Thought Piece In lieu of a few anecdotes and under-researching, here is an excellent, nonpartisan report on methane emissions in total and by region. Seth Whitehouse and Energy in Depth have used the data directly from the EPA over the last 8 years. Along with the recent Health and Wellness report done by Sue Mickley, this [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:58:07+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

New Report Finds Marcellus Shale Development Unrelated To Pa. Mortality Rates

Thought Piece It is very interesting that this report received no coverage in environmental or health news, although the new study done by University of Chicago, UCLA and Princeton is splattered all over them. Another difference is that Sue Mickley’s study states who funded the study upfront, while there is no mention of who funded the [...]

By | 2017-12-14T22:40:11+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|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

Keystone is anti-hydrocarbon zealotry in microcosm

Thought Piece We will continue to work to protect communities from the threat of fracked gas pollution.” Sierra Club attorney Nathan Matthews It is hard to retain a modicum of respect for any environmental group who likes the law if it favors them, but who becomes a heavy-handed, well-financed scofflaw if it doesn’t, especially if they [...]

By | 2017-12-14T22:18:53+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments

Fracking Our Way to Mideast Peace

Thought Piece Fracking Our Way to Mideast Peace I am surprised that Walter Russell Mead didn’t include the following piece in his Wall Street Journal argument: https://lnkd.in/eUQmjcW. “EU States and Israel Sign Gas Pipeline Deal,” which will be the longest and deepest natural gas pipeline in the world and will provide NG from Israel to Cypress, [...]

By | 2017-12-14T22:37:36+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments