…Examining Market Structure for Electricity… When they were formed twenty years ago, RTO/ISOs were supposed to develop competitive markets for electricity that resulted in the lowest possible price for electricity for consumers in the regions covered by RTO/ISOs. As shown Continue reading Examining Market Structure for Electricity
One could say two former Republican secretaries of state, Messrs. Baker and Shultz, are naive and badly informed, but their proposal for a carbon tax smacks of fools rushing in. Their proposed carbon tax is part of a proposal by Continue reading Fools Rush In
Two years ago, The New South Wales government shutdown drilling for natural gas because people protested against drilling for natural gas. Similarly, local governments elsewhere in Australia have acquiesced to demands made by people protesting against natural gas and coal Continue reading Australia Demands More Gas
In February, 1945, the ruler of an impoverished country, King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud, met with the leader of the most powerful nation in the world, President Roosevelt. The meeting took place aboard the cruiser USS Quincy in the Great Continue reading Have the Saudis Opened Pandora’s Box?
Japan has provided over $20 billion in financial support, between 2007 and 2012, to build new coal-fired power plants, of advanced design, in developing countries. This is in addition to Japan replacing many of its old coal-fired power plants with Continue reading Putting The Interests of People Ahead of Climate Change Hysteria
The United States imported 0.79 million barrels of oil per day (mmb/d) from Venezuela in 2014, while creating policies that make it difficult to import oil from Canada. Oil imports from Venezuela peaked in 1997 at 1.4 mmb/d. U.S. heavy oil Continue reading Harming our Canadian Friends