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…

“Wind was operating almost as well as expected”… A Texas-sized Energy Lie

Guest “fact checking the fact checkers” by David Middleton Note to fact checking trolls: The featured image is a meme. Look up the word meme before you prattle on about…

“Arctic air freezes Permian shale fields”… Fake news?

Guest “how to spot fake news” by David Middleton Reporting from Ice Station Dallas Fake news isn’t necessarily false or untrue. U.S. oil output plunges as Arctic air freezes Permian…

Polar bears again attracted to Russian town by dead walrus Attenborough blames on no sea ice

Lack of sea ice caused by human-caused global warming is not causing increasing numbers of polar bears to congregate around Ryrkaypiy in the late fall. A combination of increasing numbers…

AAPG Announces New Climate Change Statement

Guest “not as bad as I thought it would be” by David Middleton Over the past couple of years, the Executive Committee of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)…

How people investigate — or don’t — fake news on Twitter and Facebook

University of Washington Social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, provide people with a lot of information, but it’s getting harder and harder to tell what’s real and what’s…

Covid-19 and Russia collusion to kill shale! Film at 11.

Guest “Russia collusion” by David Middleton As the Democrat-media-fueled Covid-19 panic continues to batter the global economy, Russia thinks they see an opportunity to kill the evil capitalist “shale” players……

Oxford Word of the Year: “Climate Emergency”… Seriously?

Guest counting by David Middleton SOCIETYOxford names ‘climate emergency’ its 2019 ‘Word of the Year’ Thursday, November 21, 2019Amid historic flooding in Venice, Italy, and catastrophic bushfires decimating Australia’s koala…

Trump’s EPA Factchecks The NYT, Says Journos Botched Report On Agency’s Move To Nix Secret Science

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter November 12, 2019 4:51 PM ET The Environmental Protection Agency suggested Tuesday that a New York Times’ report fleshing out the agency’s…

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…

CNN: “One of America’s oldest power companies is going carbon free” apart from coal and natural gas.

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you were trying” by David Middleton H/T to Chuck Wortman… One of America’s oldest power companies is going carbon free…

Pew: Americans Say Fake News Is Bigger Problem than ‘Climate Change’

From Breitbart As a whole, Americans believe that fake news is also a bigger problem for the country than racism, illegal immigration, terrorism, and sexism. Americans who say fake news…

Fossil Fuel Fake Subsidies Top $5 Trillion in 2017

Guest slam dunk by David Middleton From the ever unreliable Nick Cunningham at Oil Price Dot Com… Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies Hit $5.2 TrillionBy Nick Cunningham – May 12, 2019 The world…

AAASofA: “Pentagon fires a warning shot against EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule”… Riiiight.

Guest ridicule of the American Association for the Advancement of Science of America by David Middleton See update at end of post. This little gem was in my morning email…

Hurricane Irma Is NOT the Most Powerful Atlantic Hurricane Ever Recorded… Part Deux

Guest post by David Middleton Caribbean battered as Irma, most powerful hurricane ever, makes landfall Winds of 151mph recorded before monitoring equipment is destroyed by the storm, as eye of…