Terence Corcoran: Why the global fossil-fuel phase-out is a fantasy akin to time travel

From The Financial Post Terence Corcoran June 21, 2019 1:59 PM EDT To produce the power needed to offset fossil fuels, Canada would have to build two and a half…

Why Renewables Can’t Save the Planet

Michael Shellenberger has an article up on Quillette Excerpts. In 2002, shortly after I turned 30, I decided I wanted to dedicate myself to addressing climate change. I was worried…

Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Vote To Modernize US Nuclear Fleet

From The Daily Caller Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Vote To Modernize US Nuclear Fleet 7:58 AM 12/22/2018 | Energy Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator Congress passed bipartisan legislation that aims to streamline…

Carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector have declined 28% since 2005

From EIA From December 17 through December 31, Today in Energy will feature a selection of our favorite articles from 2018. Today’s article was originally published on October 29. EIA’s…

Regulators Confirm Trump’s Concern: Coal And Nuclear Closures Could Lead To Power Outages

From The Daily Caller 6:34 PM 12/18/2018 | Energy Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator A stress test conducted by the regulatory authority that oversees North America’s electric grid lends credibility…

Matt Ridley: Britain’s Energy Policy Keeps Picking Losers

From The GWPF Matt Ridley, The Times The liberalised energy markets introduced by Nigel Lawson in 1982, embraced by the Blair government and emulated across Europe, delivered both affordability and…

EIA data shows wind & solar provide only 3.2% of U.S. 2016 energy

Submitted by Larry Hamlin A recent EIA report  on energy production shows that wind and solar despite receiving tens of billions in government subsidies provided only 3.2% of U.S. energy…

The High Cost of Free Energy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I will take as my departure point the following rather depressing chart from the US Energy Information Agency (EIA). It shows the rise in US…

Andrea Rossi and the magic coffee pot reactor

I allowed Ric Werme to post a couple of entries on the E-Cat “power reactor” by Andrea Rossi in the past, mainly to spur debate on whether this idea had…

China announces thorium reactor energy program, Obama still dwelling on "Sputnik moments"

President Obama in his recent SOTU address said that “this is our generation’s sputnik moment” referring to the need to use science and technology to develop cheaper clean energy (among…