The Xiden Era: China Grows Its Refining Capacity As We Choke Off Ours

electricity electric vehicles … …[Editor’s Note: China is expected to have more refining capacity than the United States this year, while Biden pushes a zero-carbon future.] As of April, 2021, the United States had 18.1 million barrels per day of petroleum refining capacity (i.e., operable atmospheric crude oil distillation capacity). U.S. refining capacity had reached a record high of

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So, You’re Saying No Electricity for My Electric Vehicle?

electricity electric vehicles … …[Editor’s Note: There may not be enough electricity for my electric vehicle? Who knew? Well, everyone with an ounce of common sense saw this coming and that’s the point.] Gone are the days when you can use electricity as you want and when you want, at least if you live in

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Energy Is the Coal Mine Canary for Economic Freedom

 Energy Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. .… … [Editor’s Note: Economic freedom is the only thing that advances society and creates real wealth for all citizens. Big threats to this freedom are evident with energy today] Just months before The Declaration of Independence was

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Biden Plans to Buy Foreign Minerals to Force Green Energy on All of Us

germany … …[Editor’s Note: Biden wants us to depend on foreign sources (e.g., China) for rare earth minerals necessary to his green eggs and scam scheme.] President Biden continues to change his story to Americans—this time to miners. Rather than mining critical metals domestically, Biden intends to import them. He is caving to environmentalists who oppose mining,

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Biden Caves to Germany (Desperate Due to Energiewende) and Putin

germany … …[Editor’s Note: Biden caves to Putin and a Germany now desperate for natural gas due to the huge failure of its Energiewende version of the green new deal.] President Biden is treating a European pipeline and a North American pipeline very differently—one is a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, Nord Stream

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Newsom Fracking and Oil Ban Will Make California Ever Less Self-Reliant

germany … …[Editor’s Note: There are so, so many awful governors with no moral compass other than political correctness and control. Gavin Newsom is among the worst.] California Governor Gavin Newsom recently ordered state agencies to stop issuing new fracking permits by 2024 and to look for ways to phase out oil extraction by 2045, despite his

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Colonial Pipeline Incident Suddenly Illustrates Importance of Pipelines!

germany … …[Editor’s Note: The Colonial Pipeline shutdown illustrates just how critical pipelines really are to everyday life as we know it. Even fractivists need gas!] On May 7, 2021, Colonial Pipeline, which delivers about 45 percent of petroleum products consumed on the East Coast, was cyber-attacked. The pipeline transports gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and

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Biden Plan for Offshore Wind Is Wildly Expensive and Wholly Stupid

germany … …[Editor’s Note: Joe Biden, a puppet being manipulated by the worst sort of special interests, is pushing an offshore wind fiasco that will accomplish nothing.] Joe Biden has a plan to reach net zero carbon dioxide emissions in the generating sector. It includes the installation of 30,000 megawatts of new offshore wind capacity

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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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Wood Pellets Power Europe As Continent Takes A Giant Step Backward

germany … …[Editor’s Note: Europe’s focus on biomass in the form of wood pellets to produce electricity is a step backward on CO2 and shows green energy is anything but.] When most Americans think about “green power” and Europe, they conjure up pictures of wind turbines and solar panels producing emission-free power. The truth, however,

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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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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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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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