Bad Energy Decisions Are Crushing European Business

Europe’s electricity and natural gas prices are skyrocketing.  European electricity prices are now the equivalent of $1,000 per barrel of oil. It is easy to blame Russia, and Russia’s actions deserve a lot of blame, but Europe has been warned for forty years by American presidents from Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump, that relying on […]

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DC’s Field of Dreams

In the 1989 hit film, Field of Dreams, Iowa farmer, Ray Kinsella, hears a voice telling him, “If you build it, he will come.”  In a totally irrational move, Ray plows under a chunk of his corn crop and builds a baseball field.  Magic ensues.  In DC, and around the world, the policymakers seem to […]

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Manchin Gives Away Billions To Left Wing Interests Via Inflation Act

The Federal government has already spent well over $100 billion on renewable credits for electricity production since their enactment three decades ago, and the “Inflation Reduction Act” will cost taxpayers another $98 billion. The proposed bill is full of incentives for renewable energy technologies, chief among an extension of wind and solar tax credits significantly increasing […]

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Has Everyone At The White House Lost Their Minds?

Has anyone told President Biden that fossil fuels made up 82 percent of the world’s energy and 79 percent of U.S. energy in 2021? Has anyone told him that Europe is using more coal because Russia is reducing its natural gas supplies to Europe? Has anyone told him that Europe’s energy crisis first started with low […]

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Supply Chain Woes Pour Cold Water On Biden’s Green Dreams

Over a dozen battery storage projects that were meant to support intermittent renewable energy supplies have been postponed, canceled or renegotiated due to labor and transport bottlenecks, soaring minerals prices, and competition from the electric vehicle industry. The delays, ranging from several months to a year, are in a number of states including California, Hawaii and […]

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Biden Tries To Hide Hypocrisy On Mining With Defense Production Act

Last week, President Biden invoked the Defense Production Act to increase domestic production of minerals used in making electric vehicles, such as nickel, lithium and cobalt. The president said that the country depended on unreliable foreign sources for many materials necessary for transitioning to the use of renewable energy and reports have stressed this for years. The irony of […]

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War On Coal Comes Back To Haunt Biden’s “Green” Agenda

As the “war against coal” continues with Biden’s Paris climate commitment to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 50 to 52 percent by 2030, skilled miners for his clean energy plan have become scarce. Biden’s clean energy program needs critical minerals, which are essential for technologies such as batteries and wind turbines. Mining and geological engineering employment is estimated […]

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Biden Thinks Magic Can Power America’s Economy

Joe Biden’s climate and energy plans mandate a carbon-free generation sector by 2035. Since new nuclear and carbon capture and sequestration technologies are not economically competitive, subsidized wind and solar power would have to make up the share from fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, and oil) that currently make up 62 percent of the generation […]

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