“Nutty” is as Nutty Does – 2nd MVP Protester Goes Up a Pole in VA

Though Piece More bad behavior in VA. It is hard to retain a modicum of respect for any environmental group (or individual protester) who games the legal system or simply ignores the law, especially if they invoke their sense of moral rectitude, civil disobedience, and intellectual superiority. All of this, while various environmental groups have more [...]

By | 2018-05-29T08:38:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

Cuadrilla files injunction to stop trespassing at shale gas site

Though Piece These  British trespassers over the last 18 months are a great example of environmental  extremism and media manipulation, with a misguided sense of moral rectitude. Using name-calling, populist rhetoric, and demonization of fracking, these trespassers—English, Canadians or Americans—are nothing more than scofflaws and law breakers. From bad manners to environmental terrorism to tree sitting, [...]

By | 2018-05-29T08:51:06+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

New York’s Green Energy Roulette Gov. Cuomo uses up his state’s electricity margin of safety to advance his career.

Thought Piece Gov. Cuomo is using up his state’s electricity margin of safety to advance his career, writes @HolmanJenkins Governor Andrew Cuomo is a great example of an urban politician with climate change prejudices: He makes full use of faulty constitutional thinking, climate change anti-intellectualism, media manipulation, NY state agencies, moral rectitude, and populist rhetoric. For [...]

By | 2018-05-28T11:53:17+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|0 Comments

As Federal Oil Regulation Gets Tricky, State-Level Regulators Still Work Best

Thought Piece 17345867 - engineer oil refinery write on the notes book looking large oil refinery focus on refinery So, now that the Clean Power Plan of 2015 (an effort by the previous EPA to federalize environment and energy regulation) is probably in the rear-view mirror, this piece provides some perspective on “cooperative federalism,” [...]

By | 2018-05-15T11:29:34+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|0 Comments

Thought Piece My major complaint against (now former) Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has always been that he used extra-legal (at best) bullying tactics, not unlike former AG and disgraced Governor Elliot Spitzer. O.K. I have several complaints with Mr. Schneiderman: He has been ruthlessly political, overly arrogant, imperially ambitious, utterly shameless, and essentially lawless. I first [...]

By | 2018-05-15T11:25:02+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

Orion Energy Systems Chosen to Present At The 7th Annual Wall Street Green Trading Summit

Thought Piece  The conversation about quantified energy efficiency and emission reductions is as important now as it was a decade ago. I believe that my  Wall Street Presentation is also available through this link, but if not I would be happy to send you a copy. In a fractured world where scare tactics work, I cannot [...]

By | 2018-05-15T11:16:21+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

Familiar Flaws Invalidate Research Team’s Latest Attempt to Link Fracking to Health Issues

Thought Piece Can bad science reiterated 4 times be an improvement? It is becoming harder and harder to ignore the Nobel Prize winner Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s quote: “To do evil, a human being must first of all believe that what he is doing is good.”   by Seth Whitehead May 2, 2018  A new study released Tuesday [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:46:50+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

UN Forest Accounting Loophole Allows CO2 Underreporting by EU, UK, US

Though Piece Currently, the European Union (EU) and its Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) are being embarrassed in public: More politics than energy efficient. In 2005, the EU created a market for greenhouse gas emissions, but the last 13 years has shown the ETS’ many flaws, especially the perennial low trading prices. The following article is testament [...]

By | 2018-05-04T17:10:55+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments

How Bad Is the Labor Shortage? Cities Will Pay You to Move There

Thought Piece How Bad Is the Labor Shortage? Cities Will Pay You to Move There Jim Willis wrote about the 8 or 10 new natural gas power plants which are planned in Michigan and Ohio to replace old coal plants. This employment fits perfectly into the Midwest’s re-emergence as a manufacturing powerhouse, large petrochemical industry, regional [...]

By | 2018-05-04T16:59:53+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|0 Comments

Judge’s Bombshell Filing Confirms Climate Conspiracy Against Energy Industry

Thought Piece Spenser Walrath has written an interesting group of pieces this weekend about the confirmation of climate groups and their “climate conspiracy against energy industry.”  It's harder and harder to find a trustworthy voice these days. Like the evolution of “global warming,” it all depends on who is choosing the words, the  "relevant facts" and [...]

By | 2018-05-04T16:49:29+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|0 Comments