Trans Alaska Pipeline System: Happy 35th Birthday!
An editorial from Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) expounds upon the economic and strategic importance of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) on the occasion of its 35th anniversary: 35th anniversary of
Gasland’s Josh Fox Can’t Be Bothered with Facts
Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox, he of the burning water tap, loves to scare people with the provocative word “fracking” and misleading images and claims of its potential to damage the
On Taxing Pixie Dust and Unicorn Farts
Quick quiz: What is a Progressive Politician’s favorite form of energy? A. Cold Fusion B. Pixie Dust C. Unicorn Farts D. Cellulosic Biofuel E. All of the Above Careful. It’s
Energy Policy *IS* Grassroots Politics
Compare and contrast these maps. First, the “undervote” by county in the recent Pennsylvania Democratic Presidential primary. The numbers in each county represent the proportion of voters in a Democratic
James Lovelock, Father of Gaia Theory, Endorses Natural Gas Fracking
James Lovelock, now 92 years of age, is the father of Gaia theory, the idea that Mother Earth is a sort of sentient, self-regulating organism. So it was noteworthy a
‘TruthLand’, the Movie
Josh Fox’s Oscar®-nominated documentary “GasLand” introduced us to scary images of burning water taps, supposedly the result of gas well fracking gone bad. It was such a successful piece of anti-development
‘It’s the End of Democracy as We Know It!’
The Left claims that the GOP stole the Wisconsin election because they outspent the Dems by eleventy bazillion dollars. That’s how the union bosses, the Occupiers and the party leadership
Scorecard: Solyndra vs. Konarka
In a move that they’ll surely regret, the Obama campaign has called attention to a “green energy” loan to Konarka Power Plastic of Lowell, MA while Mitt Romney was governor.
Seriously, Sierra Club?
With the shale gas boom in full swing, gas prices are at 10-year lows. We have the realistic prospect of abundant domestic supplies of a clean-burning fuel for the foreseeable
Remember the Keystone XL Segment Pres. Obama “Fast-Tracked”?
EPA has concerns for pipeline near coast HOUSTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is concerned that permitting for the southern segment of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could be
Study Reveals the Gulf of Mexico Permitting Mess
In a rational world, the Federal government would act as a motivated lease owner who was interested in promoting the safe and environmentally responsible development of his mineral resource, consistent
Sudden Rash of ‘Traffic Accidents’ Kills 30 North Korean Officials
Take the world’s most paranoid/delusional Stalinist regime, add nuclear ambition and stir. Turn the whole mess over to a 29-year old who, by rights, should be playing video games in
Obama Once Again Shifting the Blame on Gas Prices
This week, President Obama and Interior Secretary Salazar returned to familiar territory, once again chastising energy companies for maintaining an inventory of undrilled Federal leases. Obama challenges oil companies to
Vermont Bans Fracking; CNN: What the Heck is Fracking?
Vermont is not an oil and gas state. Check that. Vermont is not an oil and gas producing state. According to the state geologist’s website, a total of six wells
The Most Ludicrous Graph of the Month
Obama’s energy policies are a key vulnerability in the November elections, which has his staff scrambling to make it look like he’s actually done something to support domestic energy production.