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Steve Goreham is a speaker on the environment, business, and public policy and author of the new book “Outside the Green Box: Rethinking Sustainable Development.”

COP 24: As the UN holds climate talks “consensus” is crumbling

By Steve Goreham Global climate efforts are crumbling. If the United Nations has its way, we may get to see the 50th Conference of the Parties. But on the other hand, citizens may force governments to stop foolish efforts to try to control global temperatures.

By |2018-12-05T16:29:28+00:00December 6th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on COP 24: As the UN holds climate talks “consensus” is crumbling

The frightful cost of Virginia offshore wind

By Steve Goreham The wholesale price for electricity in Virginia is about 3 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh). The electricity produced from the two offshore turbines will receive 78 cents per kWh, or a staggering 26 times the wholesale price.

By |2018-11-20T11:15:53+00:00November 20th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on The frightful cost of Virginia offshore wind

Unfounded fears about synthetic pesticides

By Steve Goreham. Our modern society suffers from “chemophobia." Will insects eat our crops or people? Scientific evidence shows that everyday exposure to synthetic pesticides is negligible and that widespread pesticide fears are unfounded.

By |2018-11-15T10:34:08+00:00November 15th, 2018|Environment|Comments Off on Unfounded fears about synthetic pesticides

Protesters fail to stop U.S. pipeline growth

With rising protests backed by sympathetic media coverage, one might conclude that the US pipeline network is in decline, but this is not the case. Pipeline networks are expanding and increasingly used to safely transport oil, oil products, natural gas, and volatile liquids such as ethane, butane, and propane.

By |2018-06-27T16:06:48+00:00June 27th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Protesters fail to stop U.S. pipeline growth

Decline of oil predicted, but we’ve heard this before

According to a survey published last month in the United Kingdom, climate change risks will force a lower valuation of oil company stock prices within the next five years. But despite many predictions of demise over the last 50 years, global consumption of hydrocarbon energy continues to grow.

By |2018-05-09T11:49:19+00:00May 9th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Decline of oil predicted, but we’ve heard this before