NICER’s night moves trace the X-ray sky

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center In this image, numerous sweeping arcs seem to congregate at various bright regions. You may wonder: What is being shown? Air traffic routes? Information moving around the global internet? Magnetic fields looping across active areas on the Sun? In fact, this is a map of the entire sky in X-rays recorded…

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Here’s How Mexico Could Respond To Trump’s Tariff Threat

Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor Experts expect Mexico to respond to U.S. tariff threats, but the country’s reliance on American energy could influence how they respond. Mexico could slow-walk the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement that President Donald Trump wants to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement with. The U.S. will soon impose gradually rising tariffs on…

Report: Green Energy Incentives are Failing to Keep the Lights On

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova – An Australian Government AEMO commissioned industry report has suggested that while government incentives make renewables preferable to coal, the new renewable capacity isn’t helping grid stability. One of their recommendations; more government incentives, to encourage renewable businesses to add battery backup to their solar and wind farms.…

Democrats’ Curious Disdain for Nuclear Power

From The National Review By Robert Bryce May 30, 2019 4:21 PM Climate change is the No. 1 issue for Democrats, with a recent poll showing 82 percent of Democratic voters listed it as their top priority. To appeal to those voters, contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination routinely call climate change an “existential…

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Trump Allows For Expanded Ethanol Sales As Chinese Tariffs Squeeze Farmers

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday it would allow the year-round sale of higher ethanol gasoline. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said the agency was fulfilling President Donald Trump’s promise to Midwestern agriculture states, which have been hit hard by retaliatory Chinese tariffs. EPA previously restricted…

Sorry, Alarmists, Climate Chaos Is Not Here

From The Federalist Despite Democrats’ cataclysmal framing of every weather event, Americans are safer than ever. By David Harsanyi May 30, 2019 Climate isn’t the same as weather—unless, of course, weather happens to be politically useful. In that case, weather portends climate apocalypse. So warns Elizabeth Warren as she surveyed Iowan rainstorms, which she claims,…