Fear: The Strategy of Activists

Here are quotations from several sources designed to scare people. “Rapid development of fossil-fuel resources has the potential to transform landscapes and biological communities before the resulting impacts are fully understood.” “The biological impacts of shale energy development are numerous, Continue reading Fear: The Strategy of Activists

Destruction of America’s Nuclear Industry

There was a time, not too long ago, that America’s nuclear industry was probably the most important, and viable, in the world. Today, it’s a dying industry, but why? In the mid 1960s, GE bet the company by making huge Continue reading Destruction of America’s Nuclear Industry

Distorted Energy Efficiency Assertions

Extreme environmental organizations preach that the United States lags in energy efficiency and that the United States could improve energy efficiency by as much as 40%. Organizations such as the Sierra Club, Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC), Greenpeace and the Continue reading Distorted Energy Efficiency Assertions

Assessing Energy Policy

As the year ends and we look forward to 2013, it’s time to assess the extent to which fear of CO2 induced global warming is affecting energy policy. It’s probably also worthwhile looking at the latest thoughts concerning CO2 emissions. Continue reading Assessing Energy Policy

NRDC, Out to Scare People

It appears as though the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is out to scare people who live around the Great Lakes. The local newspapers have grabbed hold of the story. Here is the leading paragraph from the Port Clinton newspaper: Continue reading NRDC, Out to Scare People

How to Cripple America

First, we begin by restricting the development of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Then, we stop all drilling in Alaska by shutting down the Alaskan pipeline. Next, we keep Canada from building a new pipeline to the U.S. Gulf Continue reading How to Cripple America