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About Larry Bell

CFACT Advisor Larry Bell heads the graduate program in space architecture at the University of Houston. He founded and directs the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture. He is also the author of "Climate of Corruption: Politics and Power Behind the Global Warming Hoax."

Alternative energy can’t replace hydrocarbons

For the cost of drilling a single shale well which may average 10 barrels of oil per hour or its equivalent in natural gas over decades, one can build two 500-foot-high, 2-megawatt (MW) wind turbines which will produce a combined output averaging the energy equivalent of 0.7 barrels of oil per hour.

By |2020-02-13T21:43:47-05:00February 17th, 2020|Energy|Comments Off on Alternative energy can’t replace hydrocarbons

COP 25: UN’s Madrid climate summit produced net-zero benefits

Attendees at the United Nation's 25th annual climate conference (COP 25) in Madrid earlier this month concluded with little more than net-zero benefit alarmism and virtue-signaling based upon two very shaky scientific and technological foundations.

By |2019-12-29T09:01:09-05:00December 29th, 2019|Climate|Comments Off on COP 25: UN’s Madrid climate summit produced net-zero benefits

Will our AI Future be Einstein’s or Frankenstein’s?

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled algorithms and automated machines are transforming our society, our daily lives, and potentially even our views of what it means to be "human" more rapidly and completely than we can possibly contemplate.

By |2019-11-24T14:19:10-05:00November 25th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Will our AI Future be Einstein’s or Frankenstein’s?