Younger Dryas Myth-Busting: Flash-Frozen Mammoths Edition

Guest “Pleistocene elephant hunting” by David Middleton “The body of this mammoth was found perfectly preserved in the Siberian tundra with food still in its mouth and stomach indicating that…

Eos: Climate litigation only needs evidence to succeed… ROTFLMFAO!

Guest “ROTFLMFAO!!!” by David Middleton Climate Litigation Has a Big Evidence GapClimate-related lawsuits don’t often quantitatively link the defendant’s greenhouse gas emissions to the impacts on the plaintiff. Better lines…

Hiawatha Crater: Bracketing the Age

Guest “Don’t mention the YDIH… (wink, wink, nudge, nudge)” by David Middleton The recent discovery of a large, probably young, impact crater beneath the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet…

Summer Natural Gas Prices Reach 7-yr High!

Guest “Thanks Joe!” by David Middleton JULY 22, 2021Summer U.S. natural gas prices are the highest since 2014 In June, the U.S. natural gas spot price at the Henry Hub…

Recovering Ecoterrorist Likely to be Confirmed as BLM Director

Guest “This would make sense if it was the other BLM” by David Middleton Does anyone here remember the ecoterrorist organization Earth First! and their terrorist attacks in the 1980’s?…

US Crude Oil Exports: Record High in 2020, Despite Lockdown

Guest “Yee-hah! ” by David Middleton JULY 20, 2021U.S. crude oil exports reached record levels in 2020 and remain high in 2021 Despite volatility in global oil markets, U.S. crude…

Rick Perry Was Right…

Guest “Only Nixon could go to China” by David Middleton Rick Perry once wanted to abolish the Energy Department. Trump picked him to run it.By Brad Plumer Updated Dec 13,…

A Tale of Two CCS Worlds

Guest “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” by David Middleton “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was…

Despite OPEC price war and lockdowns, USA remained #1 in oil & gas production in 2020

Guest “USA, USA, USA!” by David Middleton JULY 19, 2021United States continued to lead global petroleum and natural gas production in 2020 More petroleum and natural gas was produced in…

Billy Madison Dumb: ‘Constraining oil supply is key to cutting demand’… Ron White was right!

Guest “I couldn’t make this sort of schist up if I was trying” by David Middleton ‘Constraining oil supply is key to cutting demand’INTERVIEW: Follow This founder Mark van Baal…

Malthusian Myth Busting: Easter Island Edition

Guest “Why bust Malthusian Myths? Because it’s fun and easy!” by David Middleton You know the story… In just a few centuries, the people of Easter Island wiped out their…

Gizmodo: US Wheat Crop Devastated… Because Climate Change

Guest “Gizmodo must be Latin for ‘dumb as a shoe’” by David Middleton EARTHEREXTREME WEATHERThe U.S. Wheat Crop Is in TroubleSpring wheat could see some of its lowest wheat yields…

Gizmodo goes fuller retard… on the geologic time scale

Guest “You never always go full retard” by David Middleton 7 Epic Epochs of Earth, Ranked […] 1. Pleistocene, 2.6 million to 11,700 years ago The very best time on Earth.…

Consensus Science: Anthropocene Edition

Guest “This would actually be science by voting” by David Middleton In my most recent post addressing the Anthropocene, one commentator became obsessed with the fact that in order for…

Biden Puts OPEC & Russia First, US Oil Industry Last

Guest “The man is dumber than a shoe” by David Middleton OPINION REVIEW & OUTLOOKOPEC, Biden and Gas PricesThe President wants the cartel to pump more oil, but the U.S.…

Climate Narcissism 101

Guest “Good fracking grief!” by David Middleton I do a lot of networking on LinkedIn. The vast majority of it is with oil & gas and other energy industry professionals…

Nearly 60% of “House Democrats unite to send firm climate signal to Biden” according to Politico

Guest “Math class is tough” by David Middleton ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT House Democrats unite to send firm climate signal to BidenDemocrats across the ideological spectrum want strong climate change action…

Energy Transition: Blue Oil Edition

Guest “Responding to a reader request” by David Middleton Hat tip to Mike Higton for requesting a deeper dive into “Blue Oil” Mike was referring to this post of mine…

The Looming Oil Shock

Guest “You get what you pay for” by David Middleton Hat tip to Jan from the Netherlands… It’s Too Late To Avoid A Major Oil Supply CrisisBy David Messler –…

How to run a Tesla on gasoline…

Guest “Now that’s funny right there” by David Middleton

Texas to divest from oil & gas divestors… And trolling North Face

Guest “God blessed Texas” by David Middleton Boycott Texas oil, and Texas will boycott you, says Gov. Abbott with new lawBy RACHEL ADAMS-HEARD on 6/15/2021 (Bloomberg) –Texas is drawing battle…

Biden’s oil & gas leasing ban ruled unlawful by federal judge

Guest “What took so long?” by David Middleton Biden’s oil lease ban lifted by federal judgeBy JENNIFER A. DLOUHY AND ROBERT BURNSON on 6/16/2021 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) –A federal judge lifted…

ERCOT issues conservation alert… Media blames natural gas

Guest “Of course they did” by David Middleton ERCOT = Electric Reliability Council of Texas H/T to David Youatt for this suggested topic. June 14 ERCOT News Release News ReleaseJune…

Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis Takes Another Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Guest “Really?” by David Middleton H/T to my friend Brian Pratt…Introduction For starters, the author appears to totally fail to grasp the principle of uniformitarianism… Since its introduction in 2007,…