Texas “Wind was operating almost as well as expected” – Part Deux

Guest “debunking the debunkers” by David Middleton Setting the Stage Why was Texas, ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) in particular, so unprepared for the onslaught of frigid weather? This…

Sources: Biden to halt all oil, gas & coal leasing on Federal lands & waters

Guest “we told you so” by David Middleton This is not related to the 60-day procedural mortarium currently in place. While this is based on anonymous sources, I did hear…

The Futility of “Renewable” Energy in Two Easy Charts

Guest “energy transition… pft!” by David Middleton The United States Energy Information Administration is a national treasure! This morning, I was poking around in the latest Monthly Energy Review and…

What’s green, employs ten times as many people as the “fossil fuel industry” and fake?

Guest “who gives a schist?” by David Middleton What’s green, employs ten times as many people as the “fossil fuel industry” and fake? The “green economy“. Hat tip to Kevin…

Oil is doomed by another fake energy acronym: EROCI

Guest Aeuhhh???? by David Middleton EconomicsOil Needs to Fall Below $20 to Compete With Green Alternatives By Mathew CarrAugust 5, 2019, 4:40 AM CDT Updated on August 5, 2019, 9:18…

“DON’T ASK HOW TO PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE. ASK WHO”… Shouldn’t we ask why first?

Guest smack-down by David Middleton HENRY FARRELLSCIENCE08.02.1909:00 AMDON’T ASK HOW TO PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE. ASK WHO LAST WEEK, CNN announced plans to host a climate crisis town hall with the Democratic presidential…

“Planning in and for a post-growth and post-carbon economy”… Aeuhhh???

Guest aeuhhh??? by David Middleton H/T to Pop Piasa… Planning in and for a post-growth and post-carbon economy John BarryContribution to Cowell, R et al (eds), Routledge Companion Volume to…

If “the Republican party is the political arm of the fossil fuel industry,” the Democrat Party must be…

The Democrat Party must be the political arm of the Venezuela-zation of these United States of America. Guest ridiculing by David Middleton The Republican party is the political arm of…

Fossil Fuel Divestment: “A really futile and stupid gesture” according to Yale-educated climate activists.

Guest skewering by David Middleton Yale’s Endowment Won’t Divest from Fossil Fuels. Here’s Why That’s Wrong. JENNIFER STOCK & GEREMY SCHULICK MARCH 8, 2019 Two climate activists and Yale alumni…

Grauniad: “‘the end of coal’ in Asia”… Or just an illiterate Grauniad journalist?

Guest slam dunk by David Middleton Energy analysts forecast ‘the end of coal’ in Asia as Japanese investors back renewables Australia’s largest export customer for thermal coal is scrapping plans…

HuffPost: The Dumbest #ExxonKnew Article… EVAH!

Guest ridiculing by David Middleton Hat tip to Clyde Spencer Exxon’s Climate Denial Set To Face First Public Scrutiny As Legal Woes Mount Alexander C. Kaufman HuffPost•March 19, 2019 It’s…

California Wildfire Mitigation: “Turn Out the Lights…”

Guest drive-by by David Middleton PG&E Could Shut Off Power For Millions To Prevent Wildfires February 7, 2019 MATTHEW S. SCHWARTZ Pacific Gas & Electric could shut off power to…

2018 Wind Power: “Dropping the fossil fuels of yesteryear”… Only in Unicorn fantasy-land.

Guest slam dunk by David Middleton Wind Power Stats Reveal 2018 Was a Huge Year, and There’s More to Come It’s off to a flying start. By Mike Brown on…

“Rescuing the Low-Carbon Energy Transition From Magical Thinking”… With More Magical Thinking

Guest commentary by David Middleton Lessons to Learn From the Carbon Tax Backlash By David Hart December 21, 2018 The “yellow vest” protesters in France hate it. Four Canadian provinces,…

Bill McKibben: “divestment is hitting the fossil fuel industry where it hurts”… NOT!

Guest NOT! by David Middleton At last, divestment is hitting the fossil fuel industry where it hurts Trillions of dollars of investments are being taken out of carbon-intensive companies. Governments…

48 Arrests at Fossil Free Yale Protest…

Guest failing grades to Yale from David Middleton YPD arrests 48 people at divestment sit-in LORENZO ARVANITIS & SERENA CHO 7:55 PM, DEC 08, 2018 STAFF REPORTERS The Yale Police…

Brown-to-Green Report: “G20 nations still led by fossil fuel industry”… Because fossil fuels are good for people.

Guest slam-dunk by David Middleton G20 nations still led by fossil fuel industry, climate report finds Coal, oil and gas subsidies risking rise in global temperatures to 3.2C, well beyond…

Massachusetts residents get to “freeze in the dark” for “social justice”!

Guest ridicule by David Middleton From the folks who brought us the #ExxonKnew fraud… Nearly 9,000 households in eastern Massachusetts have had to make do without natural gas since mid-September,…

Trump Burns Natural Gas Bridge… Film at 11.

Guest batting practice by David Middleton Liberal arts types spouting nonsense about energy and climate science are like batting practice pitchers. From the High Country News, and the author is clearly…