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Opinion/Editorial Energy
April 1, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
America has known for years that Vladimir Putin of Russia has been influencing the source of America’s energy consumption through his efforts to halt fracking in America.
March 16, 2020
By Paul Driessen
They want to ban coal, oil and gas. Exactly how will they replace them? Who wins? Who loses?
March 4, 2020
By Paul Driessen
850-foot-tall turbines, 3.5 times DC covered with solar panels, mining, child labor, pricey power.
February 21, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Both China and India view energy as an amoral source of power that is to be used for survival and advancement during this century. The rest of the world should take careful note.
February 18, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 10, 2020
February 10, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 3, 2020
February 3, 2020
By Steve Goreham
The shale revolution and ramping US oil production brings a new level of stability to US and world economic systems.
February 3, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 27, 2020
January 28, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Green is good, but Steyer and his followers have yet to propose replacements for the products from deep earth fuels that contribute to ALL medications, electronic components, air travel, shipping, transportation, and commerce.
January 27, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 20, 2020
January 21, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 13, 2020
January 17, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California’s green crusade direction and actions are increasing the costs of electricity and fuels which guarantees growth of the homeless, poverty, and welfare populations, and further fuels the housing affordability crisis.
January 13, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 6, 2020
January 7, 2020
By Paul Driessen, David Wojick
President Trump should direct USAID to support coal and gas, not just wind and solar.
December 19, 2019
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Governor Newsom just doubled down to increase inflation with actions to further reduce oil production and putting more electrical loads on a state that cannot generate enough electricity to meet its own needs.
December 18, 2019
By Greg E. Walcher
Clean energy’s dirty secret is that such subsidies benefit the wealthy.
December 18, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Biofuels are unsustainable in every way, but still demand – and get – preferential treatment
December 13, 2019
By Duggan Flanakin
Inconvenient facts show why wind energy is not renewable, sustainable or climate-friendly.
December 5, 2019
By Peter Ferrara
Trump's economic policies have led middle-class wages to soar.
December 5, 2019
By Richard J. Trzupek
If you drive a car and live in the greater Chicagoland metropolitan area, you are periodically required to have your tailpipe emissions checked to ensure that your vehicle meets emissions standards.
December 1, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Add Chile to the growing list of countries whose governments are suffering a backlash as average people, tired of elites forcing costly climate policies down their throats, take to the streets to protest higher energy costs.
November 25, 2019
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
For the poorest in the world there are more things that are far more important to survival than climate change.
November 25, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of November 18, 2019
November 19, 2019
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Message to California’s Newsom – Blame Fires on Uncleared Fuel, Not the Utility Company
November 18, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of November 11, 2019
November 12, 2019
By Richard J. Trzupek
According to the official, widely reported story, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) shut down substantial portions of its electric transmission system in northern California as a precautionary measure.
November 4, 2019
By Steve Goreham
Last year, natural gas usage grew faster than renewables in the United States. But advocates of green energy policies would eliminate gas for heating and cooking.
November 4, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 28, 2019
October 21, 2019
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
There are billions of people in undeveloped countries who are currently living in the low economy horse and buggy days that developed countries left behind a century ago.
October 21, 2019
By Seton Motley
The answer to everything even remotely policy-related – is less government.
October 21, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 14, 2019
October 17, 2019
By Gregory Wrightstone
Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf’s executive action to impose a Cap and Trade system on carbon dioxide emissions is easily his most harmful act in his two terms as chief executive of the state.
October 16, 2019
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Californians are mired in a conundrum of conflicting goals to accommodate its growing population.
September 30, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019
By Kelvin Kemm
Small Modular Reactors, especially Pebble Bed Modular Reactors, are Africa’s best future.
September 11, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Democrat presidential candidates and Green New Dealers need to face some hard energy facts.
August 30, 2019
By Tom Harris, Jay Lehr
Carbon dioxide does not “endanger” our health – and it’s time EPA recognized that simply fact.
August 23, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to curb climate change will require enormous sacrifice. The enormity of the required sacrifice suggests that we should have consensus on the goal before acting.
August 19, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of August 12, 2019
August 13, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Politicians everywhere should have to take a version of the Hippocratic Oath, swearing the laws they enact to solve problems won’t make the situation worse.