Private adaptation to Climate risks: Evidence from the world’s largest mining companies

Private companies have in recent years started to disclose information about their exposure and responses to climate risks.

Aussie ABC: “A renewable energy revolution is powering Australia’s $720bn mining and resources industry”

Except when it isn’t: “fossil fuels — particularly gas — would still be needed at many remote resources projects for some time yet.”

Texas State Geologist Scott Tinker: The Bad Assumptions Underpinning COP26 and the Impending Energy Train Wreck

Guest “Reality can be a harsh teacher” by David Middleton The world is already in an “energy crisis” of sorts due to the tremendous misallocation of capital from functioning energy…

Weakest link to EV growth is the material supply chain

The worldwide plans for EV domination of the vehicle population are like having the plans to build a large house without sufficient materials being available to ever finish the house.

Biden should help clean up the developing world’s exotic mining tragedy

The enormous amounts of money being allocated for solar and wind — and the never-ending extensions of the tax credits for them — shows that energy policies in Washington and…

The Dirty Secrets of “Clean” Electric Vehicles

The widespread view that fossil fuels are “dirty” and renewables such as wind and solar energy and electric vehicles are “clean” has become a fixture of mainstream media and policy…

About Those ‘Green Energy’ Unicorns…

You think those baby unicorns grow on trees? Better think again. “Green” energy, in fact, comes with a very high price tag. as this report from the Manhattan Institute makes…

No Plan B for Planet A

Replacing fossil fuels with “renewable” energy would devastate the only planet we’ve got Paul Driessen Environmentalists and Green New Deal proponents like to say we must take care of the…

Modern societies require minerals, and mining

Congressional bills would end US mining and leave USA dependent on foreign critical materials Paul Driessen and Ned Mamula When OPEC imposed its 1973 embargo, the United States was just…

Solar Powered Bitcoin Mining: Fake power for fake mining of fake gold?

Guest “you gotta be kidding me” by David Middleton Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Could Be a Very Profitable Business Model Tam Hunt outlines the compelling economics for using solar to supply…

The Resurgence of the American Coal Industry: “Is coal the new gold?”

Guest post by David Middleton Is coal the new gold? A Pennsylvania senate candidate thinks so By John Moody | Fox News “There’s coal in them thar hills.” If that…