Carbon Capture Can Cut Emissions But Environmentalists Oppose It

Real Clear Investigations has published a very interesting article discussing and up-and-coming technology called Carbon Capture that can drastically reduce carbon emissions and assist with power generation. Not surprisingly, environmentalists oppose carbon capture, not only because the technology benefits the fossil fuel industry, but it will slow down or even halt the use of renewables.… Read More Carbon Capture Can Cut Emissions But Environmentalists Oppose It

Feds Permit California Power Grab, Blackouts Possible

Western states get a lot of their power from two huge hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River basin located between Oregon and Washington. The power to southwestern states, like Arizona, is delivered by transmission lines from the dams are partially located in California. The power to southwestern states is delivered by transmission lines from the… Read More Feds Permit California Power Grab, Blackouts Possible

Power Grid in Multiple Western States At Risk Due To Heatwave

An NBC News report says multiple western states’ power grids are at risk of shutting down due to increased demands for energy resulting from the sweltering heat. For example, as NBC News points out, Portland, Oregon temperatures reached a record high of 116 degrees last week and a Portland-area power company had to install extra… Read More Power Grid in Multiple Western States At Risk Due To Heatwave

Environmentalists Sue To Close Maryland Hydroelectric Dam

Maryland’s Conowingo Dam was built and has been in operation since the 1920’s. It is now operated by Susquehanna Electric Company which is a subsidiary of Exelon Power Corporation located in Chicago, Illinois. Recently the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted Exelon a 50-year license to operate the dam that supplies hydroelectric power to Susquehanna… Read More Environmentalists Sue To Close Maryland Hydroelectric Dam

Let Them Eat Wind

Gasoline has become unaffordable and unavailable due to White House policies. The White House response is to tell people to use more expensive and less reliable green energy.

The Nuclear Option

John Stossel has a column published at Reason‘s website pointing out that if environmentalists really believed climate change is an existential threat, they should support nuclear power — the only technology that has a track record of rapidly replacing fossil fuels.

Biden Interior Secretary Shreds U.S. Energy Dominance

As predicted by many Republicans, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland reneged on Biden’s initial promise to not ban fracking on federal lands and Haaland’s pledge to take a balanced approach to energy policy when questioned about her views during her confirmation. With the stroke of a pen, according to the Associated Press, she revoked a dozen… Read More Biden Interior Secretary Shreds U.S. Energy Dominance