Energy Expert Robert Kennedy, Jr. Opposes Natural Gas Drilling in New York State
Noted energy expert, environmental Luddite and hypocrite Robert Kennedy, Jr., aims to stymie natural gas drilling in New York State by hyping unrealistic and irrational fears of environmental contamination. At issue is the method used to stimulate production in gas wells known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”. Truth be told, Kennedy and the greenies would find something objectionable in anything an energy company would propose. | Read More »
A Homegrown, Shovel-Ready Green Jobs Program — That Will Work!
Right now, today, we have an available source of energy that accomplishes the stated policy goals of the Obama Administration, by: Reducing our reliance on imported oil. Creating good-paying, green jobs for Americans. Reducing greenhouse gases and atmospheric pollutants. Providing affordable energy from a totally domestic, proven source in virtually inexhaustable amounts. Of course, nothing’s perfect. This energy source comes with some distinct DISADVANTAGES, being | Read More »
New York Times Channels RedState’s Vladimir
It sounds as though the New York Times agrees with me: relatively low product prices (coupled with, I maintain, a hostile Democratic administration) are setting the stage for a shortage of domestic natural gas in the future. And by “in the future”, that’s not ten or twenty years from now. The NYT says 2010, and I’d bet that’s not far wrong. Certainly we’ll have a | Read More »
Business Journalism: Groping in the Dark for a Narrative
H/T My Boss, in an email late today titled “This is complete lunacy”: January 5, 2009 10:50am: Natural Gas Declines on Higher Temperatures, Ample U.S. Storage By Reg Curren Jan. 5 (Bloomberg) — Natural gas futures fell in New York as higher temperatures were forecast across most of the country this week, limiting demand for the heating fuel. Normal and above-normal temperatures are expected along | Read More »