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Opinion/Editorial Energy
September 28, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Blade waste, other factors prove wind is no more green than solar
September 24, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
With Governor Newsom’s latest actions to phaseout the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035 it will most likely result in California looking like Cuba in the decades ahead
September 22, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
The world keeps adding natural gas and nuclear power plants to provide continuous uninterruptable electricity while California is eliminating natural gas and nuclear and relying on wind and solar
September 18, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California’s high cost of electricity is already fifty percent higher than the national average for residents, and double the national averages for commercial, and are projected to go even higher
September 18, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
the International Renewable Energy Agency has estimated that in 2016 there were already about 250,000 metric tons of solar panel waste worldwide
September 9, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The Navajo Nation and New Mexico vs. incompetence and bad faith in the USEPA
September 8, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Five years after the infamous blowout, EPA finally settles with Utah over Gold King pollution
September 3, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Just intermittent electricity will ground transportation and commerce
August 21, 2020
By David Wojick, Paul Driessen
Not just for energy, but for every aspect of our lives, living standards, culture and freedoms
August 20, 2020
By Steve Goreham
Californians will experience the shock of rapidly rising electricity prices as more renewable energy is added to the power system.
August 20, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California is proud of being the only state in America that imports more electricity than any other state.
August 19, 2020
By Anthony Watts
This time, “rolling blackouts” are due to green energy issues, not Enron market manipulation.
August 18, 2020
By Steve Goreham
California sacrificed reliable electrical power on the altar of the fight against global warming.
July 31, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California, with less than 0.5% of the world’s population (40 million vs. 8 billion), remains the state with the highest cost of electricity and fuels in the country.
July 22, 2020
By Paul Driessen, Ned Mamula
The Green New Deal would make US reliance on China much worse.
July 8, 2020
By Paul Driessen
If fossil fuel companies should disclose climate-related financial risks, so should renewables.
July 5, 2020
By Jim Lakely, Donny Kendal, Isaac Orr
Shellenberger's book destroys the climate alarmist narrative that the world is coming to an end and that wind and solar are the future of energy in the United States.
July 2, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
To the detriment of Californians, the costs of expensive imported electricity are being borne by residents and businesses alike, and are precisely hard-hitting to disadvantaged residents.
June 22, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Cheap expressions of sympathy and solidarity to inner-city residents from the affluent are negated with imposition of unbearable costs for the energy to survive.
June 18, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Before fossil fuels and the thousands of products made from petroleum derivatives, and electricity that followed, the world was a zero-sum snake pit that was a war against one another scrounging for food, water, and shelter.
June 12, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Until the voters say enough-is-enough, the infliction of more costs by our elected officials and environmentalists onto the suppliers, that are paid by the users, will continue into perpetuity.
June 3, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
The only things ‘inevitable’ about the ‘transition’ to wind and solar are rocketing electricity prices and unstable power grids.
May 21, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Endless subsides for intermittent electricity are no longer in Mexico's budget.
May 20, 2020
By Charles Battig
Get ready for needlessly increased energy costs for local governments and the public in this era of the coronavirus.
May 19, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
The dark side of renewable wind, solar and biofuel energy is that they are not clean, green, renewable or sustainable.
May 18, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
As America recovers from the COVID-19 shelter-in-place mandates, California cannot rid itself from the continuing and state-prescribed high costs of energy that other states are not shackled with.
May 13, 2020
By Paul Driessen
Never in my wildest dreams did I envision a day when I’d agree with anything filmmaker Michael Moore said – much less that he would agree with me.
May 5, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Beyond the energy stability needed in hospital settings, the products produced from petroleum are what enables the heroic healthcare workforce needed today.
May 4, 2020
By Ronald Stein and Richard Cathcart
Californians will continue to pay some of the highest costs for electricity and fuel use as the state unexpectedly collides catastrophically with the global pandemic.
April 30, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Robert Bryce’s latest book lays out a powerful case for treating electricity as a human right.
April 24, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #357
April 22, 2020
By Tim Benson, Aaron D. Stover
If there ever was a time not to enact policies that would cost families, it would be in the midst of an economy-killing global pandemic.
April 6, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Russia and the US compete for global energy dominance. Here's how Russia goes about this.
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.
 

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