Browsing All posts tagged under »Energy Security«

New Fuel Technologies Offer Hope For The Future

June 17, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Fear not, fearful ones. There is yet hope for an energy-rich future even if we give up on wind and solar as well as fossil fuels (as currently delivered). A quick review of the literature reveals that actual scientists, engineers, and visionaries are hard at work creating new fuels and new techniques […]

Gas shortage — Toilet paper 2.0

May 13, 2021 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Why rob banks? “That’s where the money is.” Why attack energy? That’s what drives the economy. I had to visit three gas stations today to find enough fuel to run an errand for my child and then make a meeting. The East Coast is experiencing the kind of gas shortages today […]

Drilling Past Rocket Science

April 29, 2021 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ You’ve heard it countless times: “It’s not rocket science”! But rocket science has nothing on geo-science. In fact, drilling for oil and natural gas is arguably more complicated that space exploration. We’re not kidding. In the Marcellus/Utica formation a company […]

The Left Shouldn’t Be Cheering For Energy Industry Demise

May 16, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Petroleum and natural gas industries that provide about 85% of America’s energy (with wind and solar constituting barely over 3%) is under siege by adversaries — both foreign and domestic. The first major assault was launched by a no-winner dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia that flooded the global market with […]

Energy Poverty In The Pandemic Age

April 15, 2020 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ In a recent article, International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol asserted that the “huge disruption caused by the coronavirus has highlighted how much modern societies rely on electricity.” Also adding that in many countries, electricity is critical for operating the ventilators and other medical equipment in the hospitals treating the soaring […]

China And India Rejecting Renewables For Coal-Fired Futures

February 21, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ China and India are NOT buying into the global alarm movement. Never in human history have we seen two countries (China and India), each with over a billion people, in need of such gargantuan amounts of energy to keep their economies accelerating and their citizens alive. China and India are the […]

Fracking Ban Would Hurt Environment

February 21, 2020 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ If a policymaker proposed banning cars and trucks or reducing the speed limit to 5 mph to reduce traffic fatalities, he or she would be laughed off the stage. Such a policy ignores the benefits of driving and disregards how people accept risk and trade-offs in their lives. So why should we […]

Fracking Ban?!

November 16, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ Have you heard what U.S. Democratic presidential candidates have been saying about hydraulic fracturing? Most of the front runners are calling for an outright ban. Banning fracturing would have immediate and wide-ranging negative consequences for the U.S. energy industry, the […]

A Call To Arms: Can This World Survive Without Fossil Fuels?

October 20, 2019 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ “God, grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change; the Courage to change the things I can change; and the Wisdom to know the difference.” The afore-quoted Serenity Prayer came to mind while I was writing this because it seems applicable to the world’s citizens who are trying […]

Fighting For Energy And Human Rights Equality In Africa

February 28, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ “She has gone to the Lord,” her sister Diana told me a few days ago. And with Fiona Kobusingye’s passing, after a courageous battle with cancer, the Congress of Racial Equality Uganda lost another leader. However, their legacy remains, the battles they began rage on – and Uganda and Africa are […]

Keep It In The Ground … By Blocking Pipelines

July 2, 2018 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen significantly. Big Green just lost its first Big Cities v. Big Oil climate change shakedown lawsuit. President Trump […]

More Power To The States Will Enhance US Energy Dominance

June 23, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Bryan Cosby ~ In the midst of a growing global economy, the world’s demand for energy is booming. In 2017, global demand for energy grew by 2.1 percent, more than double the previous year’s rate. Oil, gas, and coal accounted for about 80 percent of global energy consumption with oil alone accounting […]

CFACT Billboard — Russia Funneled Cash To Greens To Cripple Energy

June 22, 2018 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ CFACT’s kicked off a new billboard on busy I-10 in Louisiana which reads, “Russia funneled Green groups millions of dollars to oppose fracking & cripple American energy,” and asks, “How’s that for COLLUSION?” The billboard campaign was spearheaded by CFACT’s Graham Beduze and Adam Houser. Russia wants to reduce […]

Russian Efforts To Disrupt U.S. Energy Markets Exposed

May 14, 2018 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The Kremlin has masterminded an elaborate scheme to undermine American fossil-fuel production and distribution, concludes a report by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Released March 1, the report, “Russian Attempts to Influence U.S. Domestic Energy Markets by Exploiting Social Media,” reveals how Russia has teamed up […]

Fake Facts Australia: Electricity Boss Trashes Coal Fired Power

May 5, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ How can we trust the Turnbull Government’s Energy ­Security Board chairwoman, Kerry Schott, when she makes such false claims: You are unlikely to see a new coal-fired generation plant built unless there is a change in technology and a decline in the price of coal. The cost of running a clean-coal plant […]

What’s Behind The Liquefied Natural Gas Boom

April 14, 2018 by

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By Caleb Pascoe and Patrick Tyrrell ~ When Americans think of U.S. exports, many think of cars, technology, or agricultural products. Most, though, never pay a second thought to U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas. In the past two years, the United States has not only become an exporter of liquefied natural gas, it is […]

To Improve The Environment, Look To The Free Market

March 7, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Elliott Raia ~ Over the past three years, China had become the new poster child for economists and environmentalists alike. The country seemed to attain the impossible by maintaining high growth in gross domestic product, while at the same time reducing reported carbon emissions. However, the admiration went up in smoke after […]

Our Next Energy And Security Crisis?

February 28, 2018 by

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Importing 65% of US oil in 2005 vs 100% of many key minerals now (from China and Russia) By Paul Driessen ~ Oil and natural gas aren’t just fuels. They supply building blocks for pharmaceuticals; plastics in vehicle bodies, athletic helmets, and numerous other products; and complex composites in solar panels and wind turbine blades and […]

Geopolitical Benefits Spring From US Energy Dominance, Cabinet Secretaries Assert

February 24, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ America is in a stronger geopolitical position today because of  innovative drilling techniques making it possible to access domestic supplies of natural gas, two of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet members said Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke discussed the impact of […]

NAFTA Is Essential To Expanding US Energy Dominance

January 20, 2018 by

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By Elliott Raia and Nicolas Loris ~ Since the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies broke the trend of high energy prices in 2014, Americans have prospered—not only from lower energy prices, but also increased economic growth. As access to abundant energy sources increases, businesses reaping the benefits of affordable energy have expanded […]

New Offshore Drilling Plan Will Reverse Obama Restrictions, Unleash US Energy Dominance

January 8, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ America is moving forward in its march toward energy dominance, and the Trump administration just took an important step forward in achieving that goal. In unveiling its draft five-year Outer Continental Shelf leasing plan on Thursday, the Interior Department is reversing the Obama administration’s “Keep it in the Ground” anti-energy policy. […]

5 Ways Energy Dominance Can Bolster Trump’s National Security Strategy

December 20, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Trump administration’s new national security strategy emphasizes the importance of a strong economy to enhance national security. “America’s central position in the global energy system as a leading producer, consumer, and innovator,” the report says, “ensures that markets are free and U.S. infrastructure is resilient and secure.” As a global […]

Tax Reform Bill Would Give Back Alaskans Control Of Their Energy Future

December 17, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ In a compromise tax reform package, Senate and House negotiators have agreed to include language to open Alaska’s coastal plain for energy exploration and production. If passed, the bill would finally give Alaskans more control over their energy future by opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The entire Arctic refuge comprises […]

Trump Can Use Liquefied Natural Gas To Bolster Key Alliances. Here’s How.

December 15, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Thomas Wilson ~ The Trump administration has spoken adamantly about U.S. energy dominance. To outsiders, the phrase “energy dominance” may elicit fear and conjure images of Russian-like influence in using energy for political manipulation. The reality in this case, however, is just the opposite: American energy dominance will help our allies […]