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

LA Mayor’s Green obsession a nightmare for citizens

The city began buying a lot of buses in 2008 from a Chinese battery manufacturer called BYD Ltd., which promised to create thousands of new green energy jobs and provide L.A. buses with long-range use that could clean up the environment. The promise became an expensive flop.

By |2018-06-22T10:55:56+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on LA Mayor’s Green obsession a nightmare for citizens

America is an increasingly minor CO2 emitter

The United States and Western democracies as a whole are increasingly minor players among global carbon dioxide emitters, U.S. EPA data show. Without dramatic emissions reductions in China, India, and other developing nations, dramatic reductions in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan will have little impact on global carbon dioxide emissions. According to EPA data (https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/global-greenhouse-gas-emissions-data), the United States, Western Europe, and Japan account for a cumulative 28% of global carbon dioxide emissions. China alone accounts for 30%, India accounts for 7%, and the rest of the world cumulatively accounts for 35%. The share of global emissions from the United [...]

By |2018-06-02T08:21:34+00:00June 4th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on America is an increasingly minor CO2 emitter

Apologies to New England for Cuomo raising energy prices

Republican Sen. Robert Ortt of New York criticized the state’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday for unambiguously opposing natural gas production while citizens contend with rolling blackouts and expensive energy prices.

By |2018-06-02T07:57:19+00:00June 2nd, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Apologies to New England for Cuomo raising energy prices

More evidence electric car subsidies are welfare for rich people

“Wealthy consumers who have purchased Teslas and Chevy Bolts primarily to signal their green bona fides for their friends and neighbors, and who have socialized many of the costs of their purchases to those who are less well-off, might wish to take a closer look at the numbers."

By |2018-05-23T22:11:41+00:00May 25th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on More evidence electric car subsidies are welfare for rich people
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