Environmental Articles2017-04-05T21:23:50+00:00

Bill Gates Slams Unreliable Wind & Solar: ‘Let’s Quit Jerking Around With Renewables & Batteries’

February 19th, 2019|

Thought Piece  Unsurprisingly, the following interview got no media coverage. By the way, Bill Gates has little or no skin in the renewables and battery sector, plus he isn’t singing from the Green Tabernacle Choir [...]

Gas Shortages Give New York an Early Taste of the Green New Deal

February 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece Here is a great Op-Ed piece by friend Robert Bryce. In complete disbelief, Robert writes about the mostly officious energy policy of New York. How can urban politicians set a course for destruction, [...]

“Why We Won’t Quit the Climate Fight” (the growing futility, despair of climate alarmists)

February 15th, 2019|

Thought Piece Here is a great piece by one of my very favorite economic development and energy writers, Rob Bradley. He combines environmental sanity, intellectualism, and clarity. In this piece, Rob develops a flower child [...]

‘Green energy blues’ in a town that sought to do something about climate change

January 28th, 2019|

Thought Piece I just have turned off The Beach Boys’ “Wouldn’t it be Nice,” and I brought myself back to renewable reality. Anyway, perhaps the largest uncertainty about renewable energy is the two kinds of [...]

Climate hysterics skyrocket

January 21st, 2019|

Thought Piece First, I am a "lukewarmer," someone who believes deniers and alarmists are both wrong.That said, the tangible pollution in Asia and many poverty-strickened population areas of the world needs to be addressed by [...]

PG&E Sparked at Least 1,500 California Fires. Now the Utility Faces Collapse.

January 16th, 2019|Tags: |

Thought Piece Budget Surpluses and Fire in California: Governor Jerry Brown continues to declare that all of this year’s forest fires (including “Camp Fire,” “Woolsey Fire ,” “Hill Fire,” and “Rocky Peak Fire”) have been [...]

Canada Appeases NGOs As Rural and Indigenous Peoples Suffer

December 4th, 2018|

Thanks to the gentle editing of Tom Shepstone, I discuss a puzzling, uneconomic situation that is unfolding in Canada, although large parts of the world have much the same problem. While governments and heavily populated [...]

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