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Kenneth Green has studied energy and environmental policy at free-market think tanks in North America for over 20 years. He holds a Doctoral degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from UCLA, and has over 850 publications to his credit.

Reliable electricity? Bah humbug!

In a refreshingly honest article in the Boston Review, David McDermott Hughes confirms something that we energy evangelists have been saying for some time: Environmentalists do not simply want people to transition to “green energy,” they want humanity put on energy rationing, for the good of the planet. Now, apparently, they’ve also decided that we need to add intermittent fasting to our energy diet because, gosh darnit, electricity in developed countries like the United States is just too darn reliable for our own good! It needs to go out once in a while, or, well, the planet is doomed. According to [...]

By , |2020-11-11T10:31:45-05:00October 25th, 2020|Energy|Comments Off on Reliable electricity? Bah humbug!

Another Covid-19 silver lining – hygienic wipes beat the sewer fascists!

In the UK, Friends of the Earth wants to make wipes both less useful and less available, calling for “an end to synthetic fibres, like plastic, in wet wipes; Better, clearer messaging on wet wipes to prevent them from being flushed down toilets; and a ban on the marketing of any single-use wipes as flushable.

By , |2020-06-20T09:37:09-04:00June 21st, 2020|Economy, Environment|Comments Off on Another Covid-19 silver lining – hygienic wipes beat the sewer fascists!

Forecast models encounter reality

People accustomed to seeing forecasts of things that are somewhat remote, somewhat abstract in time, place, and consequences are suddenly being exposed to how the sausage is made in predictive forecasting, and many are not liking what they’ve seen.

By , |2020-05-27T14:56:26-04:00May 28th, 2020|Economy|Comments Off on Forecast models encounter reality