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Biden Administration Partially Approves Alaska’s Willow Gas And Oil Project

March 16, 2023 by


By Craig Rucker ~ The Biden Administration approved three out of five Alaskan drilling sites applied for by Conoco Philips. Alaska’s Willow project will bring urgently needed gas and oil to the American energy market which is essential to recapturing energy independence and security. However, the vacillating President, fearful of offending the climate change campaigners […]

Russia’s Biggest Weapon (And China’s Too) Is Fossil Fuel Energy

March 13, 2023 by


By Donn Dears ~ The capacity of a modern economy to produce food and goods for its citizens, and weapons and fuel for its military to project power, are the undeniable twin pillars of global power. Both depend on reasonably priced and readily available energy. Almost 80% of America’s energy is supplied by oil, gas […]

American Suppression Of Fossil Fuels Courts A National Security Disaster

March 9, 2023 by


By Ronald Stein ~ The capacity of a modern economy to produce food and products for its citizens, and weapons and fuels for its military to project power, are the undeniable twin pillars of global power. Both depend on reasonably priced and readily available products made from the oil derivatives manufactured from crude oil. In […]

Green Energy – The Greatest Transfer Of Wealth To The Rich In History

February 26, 2023 by


By Steve Goreham ~ We are in the midst of history’s greatest wealth transfer. Government subsidized support for wind systems, solar arrays, and electric vehicles overwhelmingly benefits the wealthy members of society and rich nations. The poor and middle class pay for green energy programs with higher taxes and higher electricity and energy costs. Developing […]

You Cannot Run Businesses, Hospitals, And The Military On Occasional Electricity!

February 24, 2023 by


By Ronald Stein ~ Regardless of the intermittency of the weather, the electrical grid is expected to deliver continuous and uninterrupted electricity no matter what the weather. Power grid blackouts are driven by the rapid retirement of small acreage coal and natural gas power plants. Wind and solar electricity generation requires vast amounts of pristine […]

The Exorbitant Cost Of ‘Net Zero’

February 23, 2023 by


By Craig Rucker ~ Many were surprised and angered when a member of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Richard Trumka Jr., floated the idea of phasing out new gas stoves and ovens. To many, it seemed random at the time. The Biden Administration, for its part, withdrew the idea immediately, maintaining they were never planning […]

Biden Said ‘No’ To Outright Gas Stove Ban; Is Willing To Price Them Out Of Existence Instead

February 18, 2023 by


By Rachael Wilfong ~ President Joe Biden likely had his fingers crossed last month while promising Americans that the administration “does not support” gas stove bans. That’s because this month, his Department of Energy released a proposed rule updating energy efficiency standards with new costly and stringent standards for conventional cooking products—including gas stoves—that would […]

No Current, Viable Alternative To Fossil Fuels

February 17, 2023 by


By Larry Bell ~ During his State of the Union Address, President Biden blamed high U.S. energy prices on greedy oil companies despite as former presidential candidate Biden having virtually pledged to put them out of business. During a Democratic primary debate with Sen. Bernie Sanders, Biden said, “No more subsidies for the fossil fuel […]

Biden Admits He Has No Plans To Replace America’s Oil Infrastructure

February 11, 2023 by


By Ronald Stein ~ President Joe Biden continues his pursuit of the generation of electricity from wind turbines and solar panels while simultaneously moving to rid the world of fossil fuels. He has a short memory of petrochemical products and human ingenuity being the reasons for the world populating from 1 to 8 billion in […]

Everything That Needs Electricity Is Made With Oil

February 2, 2023 by


By Ronald Stein ~ The few wealthy countries pursuing the generation of electricity from wind turbines and solar panels while simultaneously moving to rid the world of fossil fuels have short memories of petrochemical products and human ingenuity being the reasons for the world populating from 1 to 8 billion in less than two hundred years. […]

America Needs Energy From Alaska’s Willow Project

January 30, 2023 by


From the team at CFACT ~ By Clarence ‘Bud’ Albright ~ You don’t have to be Nostradamus to see the Biden Administration’s hostility to the traditional U.S. energy mix sets us up for long-term trouble. The president made it clear on his first day in office he would cede America’s hard-won gains in energy projects […]

Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who Raised California Energy Costs For All?

January 29, 2023 by


By Ronald Stein ~ California Governor Newsom is emphatically finger pointing, scapegoating, and complaining that oil companies are making outlandish profits, but he may be out of touch with the elephant in the room, the mirror on the wall. While the governor is doing everything he can to shut down oil production in one of […]

The Biden Administration Finally Admits Its Mistake In Canceling Keystone XL

January 23, 2023 by


By Tom Harris ~ At long last, the Biden administration is admitting what experts have always known: reckless energy policies have disastrous consequences. This time, the Department of Energy quietly released a report highlighting the positive economic benefits of developing the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, an energy project canceled by President Biden in the hours following his […]

Power Engineer Explains Why “Renewables” Won’t Work

January 20, 2023 by


By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Two recent blog articles are worth flagging because they bear directly on FERC’s proposal to write rules that constrain the grid-threatening spread of renewables. Written by an experienced power engineer, these articles explain the deep technical problems with increasing renewables while maintaining grid reliability. It is these problems that must […]

New York Times Sneers ‘No, Biden Is Not Trying To Ban Gas Stoves’ (But Maybe He Should?)

January 17, 2023 by


By Clay Waters ~ The federal government banning gas stoves? What a deluded notion, sneered the New York Times. Yet a short time later the paper published articles outlining alternatives to hazardous gas stoves. Thursday’s dismissive story by Elena Shao and Lisa Friedman appeared under the dismissive print-edition headline: “No, Biden Is Not Trying to Ban […]

A Very Different Continent, Lessons From The U.S. – Africa Summit

January 16, 2023 by


By Duggan Flanakin ~ At the climax of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the Biden White House proclaimed that “Sub-Saharan Africa is critical to advancing our global priorities,” including U.S. national security and climate change interests. The White House announced the U.S. plans to commit $55 billion in African support over the next three years and called […]

The Hydrocarbon Elephant In The Room Newsom Refuses To Address

January 14, 2023 by


By Ronald Stein ~ California Governor Gavin Newsom refuses to address the hydrocarbon elephant in the room, namely that The End of Oil Would be the End of Civilization as the products manufactured from crude oil played a major role in building the world from one billion to eight billion people in the past 200 […]

Democrats’ Gasophobia Will Kill Americans

January 4, 2023 by


By Deroy Murdock ~ The just-departed polar vortex confirmed that when Mother Nature is enraged, it’s wise to have options. Maddeningly, today’s “pro-choice” Democrats want Americans to have one energy choice. Neo-totalitarian, left-wing eco-extremists are banning new natural gas access in scores of locales. If not reversed, this cruel, stupid, needless policy will kill Americans. The Christmastime […]

Blackouts For Christmas, A Sick Grid Gift

December 31, 2022 by


By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Many people got a blackout for Christmas. Or for Christmas Eve Day. Or even worse the Night Before Christmas, when it was zero at my place. But I was lucky as my 8 hour blackout was Friday, so all I lost for Christmas was phone and Internet. But I had […]

UN Annual Joke Book: “Elimination Of Hydrocarbon Fuels Are The Path To Mass Distinction”

December 27, 2022 by


By Steve Goreham and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ It is really time for us all to stop taking any of the information broadcast out of the annual United Nations climate conferences called Conference Of The Parties seriously. The 27th such conference which convened in Egypt this month concluded with the following statement. “The Conference of […]

Harnessing The Power Of The Stars A Step Closer

December 19, 2022 by


By Craig Rucker ~ Nuclear fusion is the promising technology that could solve our energy needs, but it is always a decade off. Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in California have taken a big step forward. Adam Houser reports at citing Fox Business: “Scientists have been struggling since the 1950s to harness the […]

The Environmental Cost Of Wind And Solar In NetZero

December 15, 2022 by


By Duggan Flanakin ~ Cats, the BBC tells us, kill more birds than wind turbines. And they are right. But unlike cats, notes British journalist Matt Ridley, all over the world, the largest and rarest eagles and vultures are dying in significant numbers as a result of wind turbines. — wedge-tailed eagles in Australia, Verreaux’s eagles […]

Scientists Achieve Net Energy Gain In New Fusion Reaction Test

December 14, 2022 by


By Adam Houser ~ Nuclear fusion has been pursued by researchers for years as the key to the world’s energy future. Clean, efficient, reliable, and powerful, nuclear fusion would change the world, and undercut the debate between solar and wind and fossil fuels almost overnight. Yet for decades researchers have failed to prove that nuclear […]

COP 27 Has No Back-Up Plan To Replace Products From Oil!

December 4, 2022 by


By Ronald Stein ~ The U.N. COP27 conference was held in Egypt and attracted the global elites and more than four hundred private jets. All attendees recognize that the climate change is occurring, like is has for four billion years, but it seems that most lacked basic energy literacy that starts with the knowledge that […]