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Andrew Dessler: A Climate Alarmist Posing As An Energy Expert

(This is Part I. For Part II, go here.) The Houston Chronicle‘s favorite climate scientist, Andrew Dessler of Texas A&M’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences, fancies himself an energy and public policy expert. And so the Chronicle takes Dessler at face…

Dems Shouldn’t Cheer For The Energy Industry’s Demise

Petroleum and natural gas industries that provide about 85% of America’s energy (with wind and solar constituting barely over 3%) are under siege by adversaries — both foreign and domestic. The first major assault was launched by a no-winner dispute…

New York Sits On A Natural-Gas Gold Mine They Refuse To Tap

New York Democrats who are asking Congress to supply them with what is widely described as a “coronavirus bailout” would be in a stronger economic and political position today if they took advantage of their state’s natural resources. Unlike neighboring…

Meeting The Terawatt Challenge

In his latest seminal book, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations, the Austin, Texas-based energy analyst and futurist Robert Bryce declares that “electricity has become a human right.” It’s not an “endowed by our Creator” human right,…

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Fracking and earthquake risk

Earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing can damage property and endanger lives. Researchers have developed new guidelines for when to slow or halt fracking operations based on local risks.

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Biden Flip-Flops On Fracking After Vowing To Eliminate Fossil Fuels

On Monday, presumptive Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden reversed the promises he made to green groups during 2020 primary and pinky-swore he wouldn’t put 1.7 million workers out of a job by banning hydraulic fracturing for natural…

Water Scarcity Lessens As Natural Gas Plants Proliferate

Driven by opposition to fossil fuels, some environmental groups want a national ban on fracking. The more I think about it, the nuttier it seems to me. What they overlook is the role natural gas not only plays in carbon…

Activists Pressure Biden To Move Further Left On Climate Plan

On paper, Joe Biden has the most aggressive plan to address climate change ever proposed by a Democratic nominee. But liberal climate activists, many of them young supporters of rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders dejected by his loss, see Biden’s…