The 100-year Oil Spill and Other Imaginary Tales of Conflation

Guest geology by David Middleton One of the coolest things about writing posts for WUWT is the fact that, quite often, a ridiculous comment will form the nucleus of a…

Energy Returned On Energy Invested: Real(ish)Things That Don’t Matter, Part Trois

Featured Image Guest Seinfeld routine by David Middleton In Part One of this series, we looked at Peak Oil and its irrelevance to energy production and also discussed the relevance…

Deepwater Horizon: EpiLLOG

Guest post by David Middleton The movie Deepwater Horizon is probably the only movie ever made that actually tried to realistically depict oil drilling operations.  While it didn’t get every…

New – magnetic, reusuable, oil spill recovery material

Breakthrough or bogus? I ask readers to help sort it out. Every once in awhile something comes along that gives us a wow factor. This is one of those times.…

Filter bubbles and the climate wars

I try to read opposing views often, as that pretty much fits my job description for running WUWT, but not everyone does this. Some people are so steeped in tribalism…

Amanda Carey: Green Movement Dead In The Water

Via the Global Warming Policy Foundation Friday, 06 January 2012 09:12 Amanda Carey, Capital Research Center A careful look at the history of environmental activism shows how the movement has…

Obama administration ruled in contempt on drill ban

Excerpt from Bloomberg: U.S. in Contempt Over Gulf Drill Ban, Judge Rules By Laurel Brubaker Calkins – Feb 3, 2011 11:53 AM PT The Obama Administration acted in contempt by…

The Gulf oil rig explosion – on the scene photos

Regular WUWT commenter Jimmy Haigh, a geologist by trade, sends along a PDF that is a compilation of on the scene photos taken right after the explosion and in the…