Big Green Swamps the System with Special Interest Money

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  The Institute for Energy Research (IER) is out with more data exposing the Big Green special interest political influence machine. IER has assembled a great tool with which to investigate and report the nature of the Big Green swamp that is filled with special interest beasts eager to

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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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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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Energy Crisis Problem Solvers in Government Are the Real Problem!

WeSo, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: We never seem to learn; every time government creates an energy crisis we look to government to solve it, letting our rulers fail upward.] Prior to World War 1, government intervention in energy markets was limited, outside anti-trust law. Capital markets were self-regulated, private contracts were the norm,

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Renewable Energy Is No Friend of Trade Union Jobs

So, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: Renewable energy fantasies are destroying good-paying union jobs without accomplishing much of anything for the environment.] President Biden has declared climate change the nation’s greatest challenge and is supporting policies that could cost thousands of good-paying union jobs that will not be easily replaced with renewable energy. To

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Texas Is Where the Biden Administration Wants Us All to Be: In the Dark

So, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: Texas has powered down in the worst way possible, by increasing dependency on unreliable wind energy as Biden pushes more of the same.] Texas is being hit with record temperatures and escalating energy prices as cold weather has caused over 4 million customers to be without power and

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Texas Goes Cold and Dark While Surrounded by Forests of Wind Towers

So, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: Things are bad in Texas, otherwise a great state, due to foolish reliance on wind energy for more and more of its electricity.] In Texas, a cold snap resulted in wholesale electricity market prices at all-time highs in the $1000s of dollars per megawatt hour over Presidents’ Day weekend. That

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Subsidies Are Going to Renewables Not Fossil Fuels!

So, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: This is a long overdue analysis of who is getting the big energy subsidies from taxpayers and it isn’t fossil fuels. No, green goes to green.] In an executive order, President Biden directed federal agencies to “eliminate fossil fuel subsidies as consistent with applicable law.” It was not

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Tom Wolf’s Severance Tax Obsession Threatens PA Economy

Alexander StevensPolicy AnalystInstitute for Energy Research …. … … [Editor’s Note: Tom Wolf is a spoiled trust-funder obsessed with the fact he can’t just dictate a severance tax be imposed on Pennsylvanians at his will.] Over the past week, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has once again promoted the idea of levying a severance tax on the natural

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Bulk Power System Threatened by China Tampering Under Biden

So, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: Joe Biden appears to be laying the groundwork for a sellout of our bulk power system (electrical grid) security to Communist China.] In President Biden’s executive order revoking the international permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, several climate and energy-focused executive orders by the Trump administration were also

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Paris Climate Agreement Being Rejoined to Detriment of United States

So, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: The Paris Climate Agreement is a virtue signaling exercise wrapped in anti-Americanism and global corporatism, so we rejoined, of course.] Former President Trump withdrew the United States officially from the Paris Climate Agreement on November 4, 2020, having claimed in 2017 it would cost the country $3 trillion in

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Fell 7% Globally in 2020

So, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: Global carbon dioxide emissions declined 7% globally last year and it wasn’t just COVID. So, why the panic and why is China going fossil?] Due mainly to the lockdowns from the coronavirus pandemic, carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have declined by 7 percent globally in 2020, while U.S. carbon

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China Is the Threat But Our Media and Politicians Have Been Bought

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: China threatens our security and environment but has bought off big business, big tech, media and our political establishment.] China is not only building coal-fired plants in its own country, but it is also building them around the world. As of 2019, China had 2,363 active coal-fired power plants and was building another

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Battery Costs in the Billions About to Be Tacked Onto NY Electric Bills

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: New Yorkers are about to see already high electricity bills go even higher thanks to Governor Cuomo’s battery storage plans.] New York will purchase a 100-megawatt battery system to back up its offshore wind fleet, which is expected to total 9 gigawatts of capacity by 2035. The battery will be supplied by South Korean

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