Clean Coal: Carbon Capture and Enhanced Oil Recovery

Guest post by David Middleton THE 240MWE FACILITY IS THE LARGEST POST-COMBUSTION CARBON CAPTURE PROJECT IN THE WORLD WASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretary of Energy Rick Perry took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the opening of Petra Nova, the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture project, which was completed on-schedule and on-budget. The large-scale…

The Good, the Bad and the Null Hypothesis

Guest post by David Middleton Introduction When debating the merits of the CAGW (catastrophic anthropogenic global warming) hypothesis, I often encounter this sort of straw man fallacy: All that stuff is a distraction. Disprove the science of the greenhouse effect. Win a nobel prize get a million bucks. Forget the models and look at the…

Catastrophic Meltdown of Canadian Ice…

Cores! Guest post by David Middleton A precious collection of ice cores from the Canadian Arctic has suffered a catastrophic meltdown. A freezer failure at a cold storage facility in Edmonton run by the University of Alberta (UA) caused 180 of the meter-long ice cylinders to melt, depriving scientists of some of the oldest records…

The Resurgence of the American Coal Industry

Guest post by David Middleton America’s Biggest Coal Miner Is Joining the Comeback Under Trump by Tim Loh April 3, 2017, 4:28 PM CDT April 4, 2017, 1:14 PM CDT Peabody is following rival Arch Coal out of bankruptcy The coal miner has for decades served as industry’s bellwether Peabody Energy Corp., America’s largest coal…