US Strategic Minerals Deficiencies

…US Strategic Minerals Deficiencies… According to the latest report on supply chains, issued June of this year, i.e., The Whitehouse, 100-Day Reviews under Executive Order 14017, three minerals used in Lithium-ion batteries represent a strategic threat to the United States. Continue reading US Strategic Minerals Deficiencies

Harm Caused by Net Zero Carbon Policy

Left scale: Exajoules (EJ). From, Climate Change Reconsidered II: Source: Bithas and Kalimeris, 2016, Figure 2.1, p. 8. Biofuels (blue), are predominantly wood.

…Harm Caused by Net Zero Carbon Policy… It’s the policy of the current administration to achieve net zero carbon by 2050. But, is net “zero carbon”, i.e., net zero CO2, good for the United States and all Americans? Or is Continue reading Harm Caused by Net Zero Carbon Policy

Carbon Folly

…Carbon Folly… My first book on the CO2 issue, Carbon Folly, was published in 2008. It was remarkably prescient. It did not, however, predict the decline in the use of coal as the result of EPA regulations under the Obama Continue reading Carbon Folly

Carbon Capture Nirvana

…Carbon Capture Nirvana… McKinsey & Company has been supporting the AGW position that CO2 is the cause of climate change, and has recently touted carbon capture and usage as a means for cutting CO2 emissions in a “carbon constrained world.” Continue reading Carbon Capture Nirvana

Wall Street Journal Lurches Left

Until now, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) could be read without concern over the veracity of its articles. That is changing. Today, it’s necessary to verify the facts and content of WSJ articles. On September 14, the WSJ included a Continue reading Wall Street Journal Lurches Left

Evaluating Time of Use Pricing

Time of use pricing (TOU) is being proposed to allow people to align their usage of electricity to when it is least costly to produce. This is sometimes referred to as time of day pricing. Electricity is most costly to Continue reading Evaluating Time of Use Pricing