America’s Energy Revolution

Fracking has revolutionized the oil and natural gas industry, with virtually no assistance from the government … and Fracking is being improved all the time. It was through George Mitchell’s tireless efforts that Fracking in shale formations became possible. Historically, Continue reading America’s Energy Revolution

Water: The Next Scapegoat, Pt 2

On at least two occasions, the National Geographic Magazine has published stories about water levels in the Great Lakes, attempting to establish that global warming was a threat, and that water usage should be curtailed. Here’s a quote from the Continue reading Water: The Next Scapegoat, Pt 2

It’s Only the Beginning

The EPA has proposed the following rules for CO2 emissions1: For coal-fired power plants, including Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC), 1,100 pounds CO2 per MWh. For Large natural gas power plants, 1,000 pounds per MWh, and 1,100 pounds per MWh Continue reading It’s Only the Beginning

Carbon Price Distorts

Putting a price on carbon distorts all economic calculations wherever the carbon price is used1. The higher the price on carbon, the greater the distortion. For example: There is no question, using accepted accounting practices, that electricity generated using coal Continue reading Carbon Price Distorts