How Europe Dithers

…How Europe Dithers… While Europe fiddled with climate related renewable energy projects, it allowed itself to become dependent on Russian energy. In spite of all that has happened with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it appears as though Europe is still Continue reading How Europe Dithers

EU Doubling Down on Net-zero

…EU Doubling Down on Net-zero… Initial communications indicate that the EU, and especially Germany, will double down on their efforts to achieve net-zero carbon by 2050, in-spite of Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine. Here is a quotation from a February Continue reading EU Doubling Down on Net-zero

Europe’s Dependence on Russia for Energy

…Europe’s Dependence on Russia for Energy… President Trump chastised Germany for its reliance on Russian natural gas, and the building of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Germany is highly dependent on imports for its energy, especially as it gets rid Continue reading Europe’s Dependence on Russia for Energy

Europe’s High Cost of Renewables

In its quest to cut CO2 emissions, Europe has promoted the adoption of wind and solar to replace fossil fuels. This has resulted in a large increase in electricity rates for Europeans. The first chart shows the change in electricity Continue reading Europe’s High Cost of Renewables

Avoiding The European Trap

European energy policy has made Europe dependent on foreign energy, for both oil and natural gas. Europe relies heavily on oil imports from Russia, Africa and the Mideast, while producing only around 20% of its oil supply, primarily from Norway Continue reading Avoiding The European Trap

Fracking Benefits America

The media continues to publish stories denigrating fracking. My local paper has published three anti-fracking AP articles in the past few days. While a few people have been disturbed by drilling near their homes, fracking has not caused any important Continue reading Fracking Benefits America