Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – May 1, 2021

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. We Need More CO2, Not Less!. This 23-minute video is from 2015 but extremely relevant today as the U.S. is treating

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Report: Electrification Is “Costly and Complex”

Even individuals that have advocated for an “electrify everything” path forward for the United States acknowledge the high costs and complexity of such measures, as recent GreenBiz electrification articles demonstrate. GreenBiz CEO, Joel Makower explains: “All of which is to say that while “electrify everything” has become the mantra of advocates of climate and energy

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RGGI Approach to Reducing Carbon Will Cost New Yorkers $92 Billion!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: RGGI is no solution to anything. It’s going to cost New Yorkers some $92 Billion, in fact, for nothing more than green virtue signaling.] he New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) report New York’s RGGI-Funded Programs Status Report – Semiannual Report

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Earth Day Is A Reason to Celebrate Today, Not Whine!

Alexander StevensPolicy AnalystInstitute for Energy Research …. … … [Editor’s Note: Earth Day should be a celebration of progress, innovation, markets and growth, not a whiny attack on all of it, as too many would have it.] Despite repeated pronouncements and predictions of doom and gloom by environmentalists, there are a lot of reasons to

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Air Pollution Absolutists Are Making An Absolutely Absurd Argument

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Absolutists are almost always the enemy of the good and that applies to air pollution and climate fanaticism. Reason cannot be ignored.] The recently released Fossil Fuel End Game report claims that peaking power plants should be replaced with wind, solar and distributed battery storage

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CCIA: The Community and Climate Investment Act Climate Pollution Tax

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: New York’s Community and Climate Investment Act (CCIA) is unfolding as a financial hit on New Yorkers who will face new carbon taxes.] In the spring of 2021, the New York state Senate introduced the Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA).  Coming on the heels

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Germany Energy Taxes to Go Green with Energiewende Lead It to Go Bust

germany … …[Editor’s Note: Germany energy solutions now being pursued by Biden, California, New York, New Jersey, et al have proven to be disasters on every level.] Germany’s scathing audit report on renewable energy makes readers aware that its Energiewende—the mandated transition to renewable energy—was and continues to be expensive, making the country’s residential electricity prices

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PJM Grid Subject to Texas Style Blackouts If We Go Too Green

Gordon TombSenior Fellow, Commonwealth Foundation .. …. [Editor’s Note: The PJM grid is at great risk. It is threatened by the green virtue signaling of politicians such as Pennsylvania’s Tom Wolf.] With Green New Dealers running Washington, D.C., and Gov. Tom Wolf pushing so-called green energy from Harrisburg, questions must be asked about the development

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Germany Plays Into Hands of Russia As Result of Its Energiewende

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  Germany has, with its Energiewende, completely boxed itself into a corner where the big Russian Bear is able to relentlessly torment it. Our good friend, Dan Markind, has written a superb piece for Forbes that gets at everything that’s been wrong-headed about energy policy in Germany over the

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CLEAN Future Act Is All About Funding Perks for the Prosperous

… … … [Editor’s Note: The CLEAN Future Act is yet more green eggs and scam designed to benefit the prosperous with EV perks at the expense of taxpayers.] In early March, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Energy Subcommittee

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Biodiversity Destruction from Wind and Solar Being Ignored

biodiversityTom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  [Editor’s Note: It’s about the land and the species that depend on it, including our. Biodiversity demands we increase energy density to use less land.] Far too much of the campaign against fossil fuels and for renewables such as wind and solar in the name of fighting global

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Offshore Wind Is Off the Charts Political Nonsense

WeSo, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: Offshore wind makes no economic or environmental sense whatsoever. It is pure politics intended merely to reward special interests.] The Biden administration has announced plans to vastly expand the use of offshore wind power along the U.S. East Coast. The plan sets a goal of deploying 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind turbines

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – April 4, 2021

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Nice Win…for Now This is great news. It’s the latest such win. But, the lawyers hired by the Rockefellers won’t be

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Global Warming Scare Tactics Are No Substitute for Facts

Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. .… … [Editor’s Note: Robert Bradley points out, with examples, that global warming is not an existential threat but something to be studied before acting rashly.] “Is there any more single-minded, simple pleasure than viewing with alarm,” asked ecological

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