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EPA Chief Provides Non-Answer To Reporter.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 7, 2016. The event was focused on the “threat” of climate change. 540 more words


Why Not Make North America, the New Middle East?

Several years ago, a study done by the Manhattan Institute titled “ Unleashing the North American Energy Colossus: Hydrocarbons Can Fuel Growth and Prosperity”, by Mark P Mills pointed out that we have the capability to replace the Middle East as the major source of crude oil.   691 more words

Fossil Fuels

TransCanada sues U.S. for $15B for stopping Keystone XL

TransCanada filed a lawsuit on Wednesday claiming President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline exceeded his power under the U.S. Constitution. The company is seeking $15 billion in damages stemming from the president’s decision. 196 more words

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The Perilous Business Of Predicting The Future

The National Review.com posted “Why Climate Change Won’t Matter in 20 Years”. They subtitled the posting “The perilous business of predicting the future.” The subtitle accurately depicts what happens when politicians or anyone for that matter, think they can safely make the future an extension of the present. 1,077 more words


“California Dreamin’” Or Perhaps Hallucinatin’.

California, always trying to be an environmental leader, has recently enacted SB 350 which will require that, by 2030, electrical utilities must get 50% of their power from renewable resources. 629 more words


Social Cost Of Carbon--The Administration's New Way To Justify Regulations

The Obama administration has instituted new criteria for supporting their climate change regulations. It is called the Social Cost of Carbon (SCC).   The eventual cost of an increase in atmospheric CO2 is calculated for each regulation. 676 more words


Au Revoir, Adios, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye OPEC

OPEC faces serious challenges. Bank of America is quoted as saying that OPEC is “effectively dissolved”. And the author of the Telegraph posting “Saudi Arabia may go broke before the US oil industry buckles” … 653 more words