Matt Ridley Calls Out Environmentalists For Falsely Linking Fracking To Earthquakes

Toward the end of October, scientist and author Matt Ridley called out opponents of fracking for falsely claiming that fracking was causing earthquakes in Lancshire, Great Britain. Ridley stated in an op-ed in The Times of London: Last Saturday, BBC Radio 4 ran throughout the day with headline news about the shale-gas company Cuadrilla causing… Read More Matt Ridley Calls Out Environmentalists For Falsely Linking Fracking To Earthquakes

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… Read More Despite Popularity, Some States Have Declared War on Natural Gas

International court rewards Greenpeace nihilism

An international court has ruled against Russia in a dispute involving a 2013 Greenpeace protest. This after the same court ruled the country should compensate the Netherlands during 2015. ABC News reports that the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague concluded that Russia should compensate Greenpeace for seizing a ship the group’s campaigners used… Read More International court rewards Greenpeace nihilism

Myths About Fracking

John Stossel examines and answers the myths, lies and downright stupid claims made about hydraulic fracturing (a.k.a. fracking). He also points out why fracking is great for the environment.

Hydroelectric plants may pollute water with methylmercury

A startling article published by CTV. A peer-reviewed manuscript published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that hydroelectric plants will emit more methylmercury into ecosystems than climate change. Methylmercury is a neurotoxin created as mercury mixes with bacteria and is associated with heart issues and intellectual problems in children. As… Read More Hydroelectric plants may pollute water with methylmercury

Oil price decline may result in renewable energy collapse

An insightful op-ed published in Fortune states that oil price declined might mean the renewable energy market could collapse or be seriously damaged. Despite the renewables market taking off the first half of 2015, the essay’s author, Varun Sivaram, investors piled money into Yieldco companies that not only operated renewable energy projects but also helped… Read More Oil price decline may result in renewable energy collapse

International court rewards Greenpeace for hooliganism

An international court has ruled against Russia in a dispute involving a 2013 Greenpeace protest. The Rutgers UK reports that the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague concluded that Russia should compensate the Netherlands for an attempted protest Greenpeace conducted on a Russian drilling flotilla. The 2013 stunt was part of a protest against… Read More International court rewards Greenpeace for hooliganism