The good news is that the fracking-killing Proposition 112 did not pass, but the bad news is that it got 43% of the votes, which in political terms is a lot. Let-wing politicians see this near victory as a mandate for change. The ugly news is that the new Governor is a radical green and the Democrats now control both houses in the legislature. This likely adds up to a green energy wave coming in Colorado.
Proposition 112 is aimed at killing oil and gas production where no one lives.
By David Wojick, Ph.D. Proposition 112 is an industry destroying "leave-it-in-the-ground" trick, artfully disguised as an innocent health measure.
By David Wojick, Ph.D. The anti-fracking folks are trying a slick new strategy in Colorado. Instead of banning fracking they just make it impossible.
Two months ago, the US became the largest producer of crude oil.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry declares that American energy independence may finally be at hand!
If they can’t stop energy development, they block pipeline transport (and get unexpected help).
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 [...]
Putin pals fund radical groups that interfere with US elections, energy, agriculture and economy.
The desperate attack comes as natural gas, rather than wind and solar power, replaces coal power throughout the United States.
Environmental lawyers were slapped with court sanctions Friday for using a sketchy, unfounded legal theory to ban hydraulic fracking in a small community in Pennsylvania.
The shale energy revolution if bringing true energy security to America, yet small businesses have almost been driven out of business by regulations from the federal EPA and PA State Department of Environmental Protection.
A new report on the effects of Marcellus shale fracking found that communities in Pennsylvania suffered no negative health impacts and enjoyed a boost to the local economy.
The Keystone XL pipeline has passed every environmental and economic test, yet has been thwarted time and again. Barack Obama became Keystone's obstructor in chief. CFACT's Paul Driessen explains at The Hill that Keystone just took a giant step forward.
Hydraulic fracturing generated $3.5 trillion in new wealth between 2012 and 2014 in spite of falling oil prices, according to a new study, but today’s rising prices could be even better for the U.S. e