How to Fool Americans

When it comes to renewables and other clean energy issues, there is an effort to make things seem what they aren’t. In media parlance, by using spin. Three such “spins” come immediately to mind. Unfortunately, they are from our government, Continue reading How to Fool Americans

The Why and How of Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) is becoming newsworthy again as the EPA’s clean power proposal is being contested in the court system. The Wall Street Journal ran an article this week on CCS, but covered less than half the story. Continue reading The Why and How of Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Alarmists Pull Out All the Stops

Big marches, emotional speeches and new reports about climate change are part of the big push to achieve a new climate treaty in Paris next year. Among the plethora of misinformation about global warming is a new report, Better Growth, Continue reading Alarmists Pull Out All the Stops

An Analysis of the War on Fossil Fuels

President Obama and the EPA insist that the United States cut its CO2 emissions 80% from 1990 levels by 2050, but what would that mean for Americans? Let’s look at the supply of electricity to see what it would mean. Continue reading An Analysis of the War on Fossil Fuels

Sequestration’s Nightmare

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) has been the darling of radical environmentalists for disposing of CO2 from power plants. They have used CCS as the reason why their efforts to cut CO2 emissions won’t destroy the coal industry, or the Continue reading Sequestration’s Nightmare

Lipstick on a Pig

Radical environmentalists, and even the coal industry, have been promoting the building of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plants. The coal industry has supported IGCC power plants because they can capture CO2 for sequestration underground, while allowing the use Continue reading Lipstick on a Pig