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Opinion/Editorial Energy
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.
August 5, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of July 29, 2019
July 17, 2019
By Alan Carlin
Climate science is not well developed but is quite clear on some matters despite the continued attempts by climate alarmists to obfuscate it.
July 1, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of July 24, 2019
June 28, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
In a small victory (for sanity) in the ongoing climate wars, Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) admitted defeat in his and Gov. Kate Brown’s attempt to force unwilling Republicans to vote on a controversial cap-and-trade bill.
May 28, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of May 20, 2019
May 21, 2019
By Tom Harris, Jay Lehr
The true costs of wind energy are too often (deliberately?) ignored or underestimated.
May 15, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
A professor and group of student researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire claim they found elevated particulate levels associated with frac-sand mining.
May 8, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Mueller report is in, and one thing couldn’t be clearer: Mueller’s team, despite its best (or worst) efforts, found no evidence Donald Trump or anyone on his campaign team colluded with Russia to undermine the 2016 U.S. election.
May 8, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Utilities in several states are attempting to run a con game on their respective states’ utility commissions and ratepayers.
May 8, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Republicans in the Indiana House are attempting to block Northern Indiana Public Service Company’s (NIPSCO) plan to prematurely shutter two large coal power plants and replace them largely with renewable energy sources.
May 7, 2019
By Seton Motley
We have repeatedly discussed federalism and its rightful definition.
April 26, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #321
April 23, 2019
By Alan Carlin
There is a particular need for such people to understand the difficulties of transforming intermittent energy sources.
April 22, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Northam is threatening to veto legislation recently passed by the General Assembly that would require a two-thirds’ majority vote from the Assembly and Senate to allow the Commonwealth to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
April 15, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Russia is once again actively trying to influence the policies of foreign governments, though this time, the target is Europe, not the United States.
April 15, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of April 8, 2019
April 12, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #320