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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Climate Policy or Climate Injustice (Or Just Climate TomFoolery?)

David KreutzerSenior Economist at Institute for Energy Research … …  [Editor’s Note: Climate policy, as envisioned by global tax and spenders, essentially transfers wealth from the poor to already wealthy elites.] What is the most we should take from a poor person to make somebody who is already four times as rich two-thirds of a

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Natural Gas Bans Meeting Resistance from Reality

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: Natural gas bans have been enacted by several California communities but are now colliding with the realities of energy affordability.] Some 40 communities in California have implemented bans or restrictions on the use of natural gas, which have ignited a backlash from some of California’s prominent Black and Latino leaders, who indicate that

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Helium Resources Needed for MRI Imaging Extracted with Natural Gas

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: Helium resources essential to MRI imaging are invaluable and obtained via natural gas extraction. It’s why fractivism is a dangerous thing.] Liquid helium, an inert gas extracted from natural gas harvesting, is essential in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment because it is cold enough to provide the levels of superconductivity required in MRI scanners. Without oil and

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Vaccines to Fight COVID-19 Impossible Without Oil and Gas

 ... … … [Editor’s Note: The vaccines going out across the world to fight COVID-19 would not be possible without oil and gas, as the folks at IER thoroughly explain. The full pdf from IER is available here.] Few Americans realize that oil and natural gas are used to make plastics, glass and other materials

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Transportation and Climate Initiative Is A Fool’s Errand for New England

 ... … … [Editor’s Note: New England, once the land of common sense is now pursuing a Transportation and Climate Initiative that is a fool’s errand by any standard.] The Transportation and Climate Initiative that many East Coast states will be party to is expected to take effect in 2022 with details of the pact being

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WSJ “News” on Green Energy Is Pure Puffery Compared to Editorial

Roger DonwayContributor, MasterResource … …  [Editor’s Note: Roger Downey focuses on a problem long known to careful readers of the Wall Street Journal or WSJ; its news pages are shallow claptrap when it comes to “green energy.”] Noam Chomsky, MIT’s famously anti-American professor of linguistics, used to say to his audiences something like: All my

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