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Energy Related Articles2017-04-05T21:21:32+00:00

The Phony Numbers Behind California’s Solar Mandate

August 13th, 2018|

Thought Piece California’s new solar mandate will cost much more than anyone was told, writes Steven Sexton. Essentially, the public sector, including well-funded politically active environmental groups, have decided that renewable energy, electric cars, and [...]

Infographic: Thanks to New York’s Fracking Ban, “Twin Tiers” Now Look More Like Distant Cousins

August 6th, 2018|

Thought Piece The following side by side comparisons between New York’s Southern Tier and Pennsylvania Northern Tier demonstrates that unconventional oil/hydraulic fracturing has become the center of a budding US economic renaissance, because it has [...]

U.S. utilities balk at expanded carbon-capture subsidy

August 2nd, 2018|

Thought Piece I would argue that some of the current solutions (like coal capture and storage, utility-grade battery storage, electric cars and long-distance batteries, etc.) to emission reductions and global economic development are too costly [...]

New York Times thinks we have “lost the Earth” – goes full nutso on #ExxonKnew

August 1st, 2018|

Thought Piece Whenever the "alarmist media" and “near tabloid science media” find stories, studies, reports or Op-Eds downplaying the immediate effects of climate changes, they unleash withering attacks on pieces like Nathaniel Rich’s in a [...]

Activist Researchers Try — And Fail — To Link Fracking To Depression

July 31st, 2018|

Thought Piece   Sometimes, I think about the cost of the agitprop contained in many health “reports,” like the latest Stanford, Johns Hopkins, and UCal Berkeley Studies. If we were ever able to compute the [...]

Jerry Brown’s plan lowers PG&E’s liability for wildfire damages

July 25th, 2018|Tags: |

Thought Piece While California Governor Jerry Brown declared that the late 2017 fires were caused by climate change, the Wall Street Journal and others have poured some cold water on that argument. In fact, the [...]

DEP Says Shale Gas Air Impacts Limited, But Fractivists Deny Reality

July 24th, 2018|

Thought Piece The Executive Director of the Clean Air Council, Joseph Otis Minott, had the nerve to respond to a recently published report by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s public health study on unconventional [...]

Fossil Fuel Industries Outspend Clean Energy Advocates On Climate Lobbying By 10 To 1

July 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece CASTLE DALE, UT - OCTOBER 9: Emissions rise out of three large smoke stacks at Pacificorp's 1440 megawatt coal fired power plant on October 9, 2017 in Castle Dale, Utah. It was [...]

America’s Oil And Gas Boom Is Spreading Through The Country

July 17th, 2018|Tags: |

Thought Piece As we watch the slow, tortuous process of England approving its first hydro-fracking well, it is worth mentioning that “America’s Oil and Gas Boom is Spreading Through the Country.” There is a very [...]

Oil’s New Technology Spells End of Boom for Roughnecks

July 13th, 2018|Tags: , |

Thought Piece Technology has undermined one of the last high-paying blue-collar jobs: “You can’t just start out swinging and hauling iron anymore.” Natural gas is a long, long, wide, clean, and ample bridge fuel, because [...]

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