COP 24: Paris Agreement plans to reduce greenhouse gases miss the mark

By Ron Stein The problem with the Paris Climate Agreement, the National Climate Assessment report, and other forecasts, is that most of the nations of the world have bought into the “forecasted conclusions” regardless of the validity of the assumptions.

By |2018-12-07T23:03:12-04:00December 7th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on COP 24: Paris Agreement plans to reduce greenhouse gases miss the mark

By law, California high speed rail may be doomed to fail

By Ronald Stein It has been 10 years since passage of California Proposition 1A the High-Speed Rail Act that approved the $9.95 billion bond, a down payment on a high-speed rail project that was optimistically estimated by proponents at that time to cost $40 billion. Today, the California high-speed rail cost may approach $100 billion. Public enthusiasm is obviously dwindling.

By |2018-12-04T17:13:06-04:00December 4th, 2018|Economy|Comments Off on By law, California high speed rail may be doomed to fail

Brown fiddled while California burned

Historians have found no conclusive evidence that the Emperor Nero was playing his lyre during Rome's great fire. He wasn't even in the city. Future historians will have no problem documenting that Governor Brown and the Greens chose ideology over effective forest management, fire fighting and prevention.

By |2018-11-20T11:24:34-04:00November 20th, 2018|Environment|Comments Off on Brown fiddled while California burned

California’s fires not climate

Governor Brown, if you are still searching for the anthropogenic link to California's tragic fires, we expect somewhere in the governor's mansion there’s probably a mirror.

By |2018-11-20T08:11:04-04:00November 16th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on California’s fires not climate

California supports “Big Oil” — So long as it’s foreign

By Ronald Stein California is home to the largest crude oil reserves in America, but the States’ choice to not drill for that oil requires in-state manufacturers to “export” billions of dollars annually to oil rich foreign countries to import their oil to meet the state’s energy demands.

By |2018-11-02T14:01:40-04:00November 2nd, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on California supports “Big Oil” — So long as it’s foreign

Refineries are the MVP’s of the economy

By Ronald Stein Closing ANY refinery in California or nationwide would result in a PERMANENT hit to the economy and increased emissions from foreign suppliers.

By |2018-10-25T22:08:38-04:00October 26th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Refineries are the MVP’s of the economy