Energy Related Articles 2017-04-05T21:21:32+00:00

Appalachia Markets Itself as Global Energy Hub Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia want to transform the Appalachian Basin into an oil and gas powerhouse.

April 22nd, 2018|

Thought Piece With no regard for Dennis Kucinich’s Magical Misery Tour, the Governors from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia have realized that a collaboration between the three states will make them into a “Global Energy [...]

Dennis Kucinich Finds Fracking Facts in Southeast Ohio: A Horror Story

April 20th, 2018|

Thought Piece "Global warming: Is there anything it can't do,” asked Homer Simpson. While touring southeastern Ohio with a naive writer, Dennis Kucinich looked at the effects of the Rust Belt de-industrialization and saw a [...]

New York City Natural Gas Use Up Everywhere: Time for the Big Apple Relief Valve

April 15th, 2018|

Though Piece In spite of the fact that I have lived in NYC during the 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, I cannot remember a time in the last half of century when the Big Apple looked so [...]

Cabinet Meets, Notley Offers to Buy a Pipeline as Kinder Morgan Frenzy Grows

April 12th, 2018|

Thought Piece In Canada, it is harder and harder to retain any respect for any environmental group, domestic (or foreign), or a province like British Columbia, who pontificates about the law if it favors them, [...]

Russia Attacked the US Power Grid for Two Years. Now What?

April 7th, 2018|

Thought Piece This is an excellent piece about the importance of cyber-security on the American grid. With the geo-political implication of a vulnerable grid, it is good time to have a non-partisan discussion about how [...]

New B.C. report discredits green groups’ narrative that First Nations are opposed to fossil fuel projects Indigenous communities are upset that many LNG projects haven’t been built, according to a joint report co-authored the B.C. government and the First Nations LNG Alliance

April 7th, 2018|

Thought Piece It is hard to retain a modicum of respect for any American environmental group who tries to influence the environmental debate of other countries, especially Canada. Vancouver researcher and writer Vivian Krause has [...]

The Fuel-Economy Reality Show The Obama rules were always designed to provide a sound bite and then be repealed.

April 7th, 2018|

Thought Piece The Fuel-Economy Reality Show, by @HolmanJenkins There are times when I remember how funny Holman Jenkins can be. This piece is a classic example. WARNING: Anyone who is unwilling to have a little [...]

Fracking for gas could provide UK with less to fear from Russia Strategic, political and economic concerns are therefore causing a major rethink of British energy policy but public concern over new gas resource is a challenge

April 7th, 2018|

Thought Piece   For those people who no longer think that the English drink tea without lifting their pinky finger, here is another example of ongoing British delicacy. With few exceptions, the “precautionary principle” is [...]

API Destroys Justification for Proposed DRBC Fracking Ban

March 31st, 2018|

Thought Piece Now that the anti-fracking movement has become a political science choir of enormous size and funding, it is hard to pass them off as being just well-meaning. The DRBC has become another anti-intellectual [...]

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