Dramatic and Misleading Fear Tactics

Here is a statement from a highly recognized and leading environmental author: “We are depleting the world’s supply of oxygen by burning vast quantities of fossil fuels.” Here is another statement, made in 1971: “The only genuine solution to the Continue reading Dramatic and Misleading Fear Tactics

The Myth of More Severe Storms

The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season hasn’t lived up to the dire predictions of global warming alarmists. This season, once again, has had few hurricanes. In fact, the first four years of this decade have been very quiet. Even Sandy wasn’t Continue reading The Myth of More Severe Storms

Hurricane Predictions

The 2013 hurricane season hasn’t lived up to the dire predictions of global warming alarmists. This season had the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982. In fact, the first three years of this decade have been very quiet. Even Sandy Continue reading Hurricane Predictions

Should Overhead Lines be Underground?

After every severe storm, there is a call for utilities to put their distribution lines underground. Hurricane Sandy, of course, is the poster child for why people are asking for distribution lines to be underground. It’s interesting to note that Continue reading Should Overhead Lines be Underground?

Sandy and Climate Change

Every hurricane, or for that matter large storm, including snow storms, brings forth the hue and cry that climate change is responsible. And, true to form, climate change is being blamed for super storm Sandy, as well as last year’s Continue reading Sandy and Climate Change

Hurricanes and Service

A recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by Mr. Devaney about his father and the dedication of electric utility linemen, reminded me of the esprit de corps at the GE Service businesses where I spent many years. The men and women Continue reading Hurricanes and Service