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Environmental Articles 2017-04-05T21:23:50+00:00

Michael Mann takes on his arch-enemies, dissenting scientists and loyal opposition at Committee Hearings.

March 30th, 2017|Tags: , |

Frankly, it would take too much time to recount all of Michael Mann's enemies, although I can mention a partial list: Dr. Judith Curry, Koch Brothers, Patrick Taylor, Dr. John Christy, Dr. Roger Pielke, Jr, [...]

Judith Curry and Michael Mann debate the future risks and climatological certainty of global warming and climate change

March 29th, 2017|Tags: |

Thought Piece Judith Curry and Michael Mann discuss the future risks and climatological certainty of global warming and climate change After the panel discussion tomorrow at the Congressional Hearings held by Lamar Smith, chairman of [...]

EPA’s Clean Power Plan and its Many, Many, Many Flaws

March 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

[I have up-dated a piece I wrote last year, "EPA's Clean Power Plan and its Moment of Truth." While many people seemingly have forgotten that it was a legalistic nightmare, I think it is important to revisit its [...]

U.S. oil and gas industry reaps the benefits of international trade, aided by new technologies and growing transportation hubs.

March 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece [The following piece by John Kemp is a well-nuanced look at the current US gas and oil industry. While increasing flows of oil and gas are doing well, thanks to the return to free [...]

Reprint of “EPA administrator: ‘We’re going to keep reducing greenhouse gas emissions”

March 17th, 2017|Tags: |

Thought Piece [Gina McCarthy is an unrepentant and a zealous climate change alarmist, with a little too much self-congratulation in her latest interviews for my tastes. Her certainty and biases will not be missed by the [...]

It’s Time for a National Debate on Fracking: Bloomberg Criticizes New York Fracking Ban

March 14th, 2017|Tags: , |

It's Time for a National Debate on Fracking Stephen Heins, Spark Magazine http://spark.fortnightly.com/fortnightly/its-time-national-debate-fracking?sthash.K1Dpwp7q.mjjo On April 8th, 2015, the Wall Street Journal headline read "Bloomberg Criticizes New York Fracking Ban." During his interview, former New York [...]

Dueling Headlines: DAPL expected to bring $100M a year to North Dakota; Former OH Rep. Dennis Kucinich thinks real cost may be incalculably higher.

March 8th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece [Who knew that Dennis Kucinich was a pipeline and environment expert? In fact, who knew he even knew where North Dakota was located. Although, it isn't surprising that he opposes the Dakota Access Pipe Line. "North [...]

Bakken Boosters See Robustness Returning This Year and Next, Additional $100 million in Annual Tax Revenue

March 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Bakken Boosters See Robustness Returning This Year and Next Richard Nemec March 6, 2017 The buzz is slowly returning to the Bakken Shale, with state and industry stakeholders eyeing a return to more robust production [...]

Trump’s Clean Watershed: He orders the EPA to review Obama’s illegal waterways regulation.

March 2nd, 2017|Tags: , |

Trump’s Clean Watershed: He orders the EPA to review Obama’s illegal waterways regulation. Wall Street Journal Editorial, Updated Feb. 28, 2017 8:04 p.m. ET http://www.wsj.com/video/opinion-journal-a-watershed-for-better-regulation/C361F7BB-BE73-4E9C-8810-0D0EC285560E.html Speaking of deregulation (see nearby), President Trump on Tuesday ordered [...]

“Gina McCarthy outlines EPA accomplishments”​ She Proves EPA-ism Had Become Just Another Immodest, Preachy Religious Type. So Righteous!

February 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Thought Piece [But of course Gina has just taken a position at Harvard and I suspect that her self-righteousness will make her become vocal and visual from time to time. As for writing about her activist agency [...]

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