A global carbon tax would put us on the road to ruin

BY MICHELLE STIRLING: As Joanne Nova reports in “The Other Side of Climate,”carbon markets are booming for banks and big business, but it all costs you and me, the little guy, way more than we can pay."

By |2019-01-30T10:19:59-04:00January 29th, 2019|Economy|Comments Off on A global carbon tax would put us on the road to ruin

Carbon tax economists profoundly ignorant and/or cynical

BY MARK MATHIS: A bipartisan group of Nobel Prize-winning economists, former Federal Reserve chairs and top economic advisers to recent presidents has endorsed a carbon tax. Their reasons for supporting the tax demonstrate a profound obliviousness to energy reality.

By |2019-06-12T13:48:32-04:00January 25th, 2019|Economy|Comments Off on Carbon tax economists profoundly ignorant and/or cynical

Funding the climate-industrial complex

BY TOM TAMARKIN: Supposedly “green” or “renewable” energy has become a trillion-dollar-plus annual industry that has spawned tens of thousands of new businesses worldwide. The total Climate-Industrial Complex is a $2-trillion-per-year business.

By |2019-01-09T22:21:00-04:00January 10th, 2019|Energy|Comments Off on Funding the climate-industrial complex

Green wave staggers U.S. power utilities

Generating utilities are proposing to go way beyond adding capacity. They also want to shut down perfectly good generators, to make room for a huge buildup of wind and solar (plus battery storage). A recipe for disaster.

By |2018-12-28T00:23:46-04:00December 28th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Green wave staggers U.S. power utilities

Gas price hypocrisy

In 2016, as part of President Obama's last budget proposal, he proposed a per barrel tax on crude oil. Analysts estimated that levy would increase retail gas prices by 25 cents or more. Whom can we trust on energy policy?

By |2018-12-27T22:10:59-04:00December 27th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Gas price hypocrisy

COP 24: CFACT with the gilets jaune

The gilets jaunes (yellow vests) represent a broad cross section of the French working and middle classes.  They are butchers, bakers and automobile makers.  They are the folks who drive the trucks, farm the food, build the buildings and fix what breaks.  They are France.  They have had enough. 

By |2018-12-14T22:19:38-04:00December 10th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on COP 24: CFACT with the gilets jaune

Starbucks thinks virtue signaling can “save the planet”

Will your Starbucks actually get electricity from wind turbines? Will transmission lines run directly from the turbines to each Starbucks store? If not, how will they separate wind-generated electrons from the renewable-fossil-hydro-nuclear mixture on the regional grid?

By |2018-12-02T22:36:08-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Starbucks thinks virtue signaling can “save the planet”