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 [...]
Power plants with the ability to produce almost 6,000 megawatts, or about 15 percent of the electricity on California’s grid, were reported as being offline when temperatures surged.
All told, power plants with the ability to produce almost 6,000 megawatts, or about 15 percent of the electricity on California’s grid, were reported as being offline when temperatures surged last Friday
They ought to make a movie. “Lights! Camera! Action!” Lights? Lights! Can we have some lights here?
Of those employed pre-COVID-19, about half are now working from home.
Canada has been unable to build a major oil pipeline for over a decade.
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.
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.
New technology that could dramatically (and affordably) expand our ability to not only track destructive activities in the oceans, but to trace them back to particular actors and locations.
When technology, smart choices, individual freedom and national self-reliance lead the day.
Tough times teach tough lessons. Tossing aside foolish policy is a lesson worth learning.
Telework-reforms are something we can easily implement moving forward from COVID-19 that would let us learn from a crisis and immunize ourselves better against future challenges.
Who pushes the anti-energy agenda in Canada?
The world's richest man spends $10 billion on virtue signalling hoping to appease the anti-capitalist Left.