Trump EPA snubs carbon capture

by Josh Siegel | June 22, 2019 The Washington Examiner The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants. EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy, or ACE, rule, finalized last week to replace President Barack…

Environmentalists Seek Rolling Blackouts for Balkans

On Thursday of last week, environmentalists urged EU policymakers to clampdown on coal-fired power plants in Western Balkan states. According to Voice of America, the fumes are from emissions from old Communist-era plants that environmentalists allege contribute to nearly 4000 deaths across Europe each year. However, with some help from China, Balkan states have invested…

Obama Lies About Economic Growth, Oil and Gas Boom

Late last month former President Barack Obama had the audacity to take credit for the growth in U.S. oil and gas production like he tried to take credit for the economic growth under President Donald Trump. In fact, as The Washington Times reports quoting a study conducted by the Institute for Energy Research, then-President Obama…

Five Ways Trump is Reversing Obama’s “Legacy”

Last Thursday, President Trump quietly lifted an Obama-Era executive order that required federal agencies to reduce their use of fossil fuels and was geared to help combat climate change. In reality, the agencies affected by the order was a kick back to Obama’s so-called clean energy initiatives since solar and wind companies that are the…

NJ Environmentalists Oppose Meadowlands Power Plant

A Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks to construct a power generating plant in the New Jersey’s Meadowlands that would run on fossil fuels extracted by fracking and would provide power to Manhattan, New York. According to NJTV, New Jersey’s Governor-elect, Phil Murphy, said during his campaign that he would make it a goal for New Jersey to…

Harvard Business School Fireside Chat with Alex Epstein

A fireside chat with author and Center for Industrial Progress founder Alex Epstein and Forbes columnist Michael Lynch at Harvard Business School’s 14th Annual Energy Symposium held during October of last year. In this talk, Epstein correctly points out that in the discussion on climate and energy, the ability of humans to flourish if not…

Despite Popularity, Some States Have Declared War on Natural Gas

Two years ago, rather than coal, natural gas became the fuel of preference for powering plants that generatate electricity. However, its popularity has quickly diminished and using the fuel is under scrutiny in some states. According to The Wall Street Journal, state regulators, renewable energy proponents and environmentalists are insisting that existing or proposed natural…