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Opinion/Editorial Energy
June 28, 2022
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
Biden says he wants more domestic oil production while consumers and businesses are demanding lower energy prices. A revived windfall profits tax won’t get us there.
June 28, 2022
By David Wojick
Before we build tens or hundreds of billions of dollars worth of massive offshore wind facilities off the East Coast we need to be sure that they will withstand strong hurricanes.
June 22, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
With worldwide refinery closures outpacing new construction, shortages and inflation are likely to be the new norm that inflicts regressive expenses upon those that can least afford it, as control of the worldwide refining industry shifts to Asia and Euro
June 21, 2022
By Donn Dears
If wind turbines are used in an attempt to eliminate fossil fuels, it will require building over 995,141 new wind turbines rated 2.5 MW between now and 2050.
June 16, 2022
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #438
June 13, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Divesting in crude oil supplies that provides products and fuels for continuously increasing demands by consumers, guarantees shortages and inflation on society.
June 13, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Before your next vehicle purchase, be knowledgeable that most of the exotic minerals and metals to build EV batteries are being mined in developing countries.
June 9, 2022
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #437
June 8, 2022
By Ann Bridges
Epstein makes his case completely and thoroughly, and his passion for the topic and the power of his solutions shine through.
June 7, 2022
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
The power generation mix that has underpinned grid reliability and affordable electricity is currently under threat — a “perfect storm” of market failure and regulatory overreach in place of sound energy policy.
June 7, 2022
By David Wojick
NERC is clearly failing to meet its mission. It should be investigated.
May 31, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Efforts to cease the use of crude oil could be the greatest threat to civilization’s eight billion people.
May 24, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
The Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment community is divesting in crude oil that provides products and fuels for consumers that did not exist in the decarbonized world of the 1900s and before.
May 19, 2022
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #435
May 11, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Since everything that needs electricity is made from the oil derivatives manufactured from crude oil, there will be nothing new to power without crude oil!
May 11, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
America’s unabated movement toward electricity from breezes and sunshine have transferred the countries’ energy demands onto foreign countries.
May 11, 2022
By Ann Bridges
Today’s global crisis highlights that mineral and energy dependence is a major vulnerability to our economy.
May 5, 2022
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #433
May 3, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Which is the great threat to civilization, climate change or a world without fossil fuels?
April 25, 2022
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Newsom’s Executive Order to ban the sale of gasoline cars is imposing a mandate to all Californians, regardless of financial stability, to change their lifestyles to EV’s.