Could this “Ground-Breaking” Energy Form be a Game-Changer?

Could this “Ground-Breaking” Energy Form be a Game-Changer?

“THE INVENTIVE SPIRIT” by Stephen Thomas, ©2017 (Jul. 6, 2017) —[Editor’s Note:  This article relates to another on the same topic published on March 31, 2017.] It seems as though there is not enough money, time, organization, and/or know-how to move a 19th-century technology into the 21st century. Last Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Mississippi Power […]

Why Big Mining Loves Big Green

Why Big Mining Loves Big Green

FLOGGING THE DYING GREEN HORSE by Viv Forbes, ©2016, carbon-sense.com (Dec. 7, 2016) — The Labor/Green coalition in Australia has declared war on coal, oil and gas. So why is Big Mining not fighting back? BHP Billiton is a big producer of coal, oil, gas, iron ore, copper, nickel and uranium. Rio Tinto is a big […]

Fracturing Common Sense

Fracturing Common Sense

COLORADO EXTREMISTS WANT TO BAN FRACKING, OIL, GAS, JOBS, REVENUES, PROPERTY RIGHTS by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Aug. 21, 2016) — Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has given the USA and world centuries of new petroleum supplies, lowered energy prices for manufacturers, motorists and consumers, and altered geopolitics for the Middle East, Russia and Venezuela. New […]

Methane Mendacity – and Madness

Methane Mendacity – and Madness

RADICAL GREEN AND GOVERNMENT AGITATORS SLAM METHANE IN LATEST BID TO TERMINATE FOSSIL FUEL USE by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Apr. 10, 2016) — Quick: What is 17 cents out of $100,000? If you said 0.00017 percent, you win the jackpot. That number, by sheer coincidence, is also the percentage of methane in Earth’s atmosphere. That’s a […]

Banning Fossil Fuel Benefits

Banning Fossil Fuel Benefits

DOES THEIR ABYSMAL GRASP OF ENERGY AND ECONOMICS MAKE HILLARY AND BERNIE UNFIT TO GOVERN? by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Mar. 13, 2016) — “Natural gas is a good, cheap alternative to fossil fuels,” former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi famously intoned. (Psssst. Ms. Nancy, natural gas is a fossil fuel.) “If I thought there was […]

Insanity on Steroids!

Insanity on Steroids!

ECONOMIES COLLAPSING, MIDDLE EAST IMPLODING – AND OBAMA & PALS OBSESS OVER … THE CLIMATE! by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (Sep. 20, 2015) — The Middle East is imploding. Islamic State butchers are annihilating Christian and other communities. Putin is sending arms to Assad. Under the Obama-Iran nuclear deal, the mullahs will get $100+ billion to expand […]

The Climate Scare’s ‘Useful Idiots’

The Climate Scare’s ‘Useful Idiots’

INDUSTRY LEADERS MUST STOP FEEDING THE FIRES THAT ARE BURNING DOWN THEIR HOMES by Tom Harris, ©2015 (Sep. 17, 2015) — A useful idiot is someone who supports one side of a philosophical debate while unaware of the overarching agenda driving the ideology they promote. The term was used during the Cold War to describe communist […]

Obama and EPA Imperil Minority Welfare

Obama and EPA Imperil Minority Welfare

“CLEAN POWER PLAN” WOULD BRING IMAGINARY BENEFITS – AND REAL HEALTH AND WELFARE CHANGE by Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek,©2015 (Jul. 7, 2015) — The Obama Environmental Protection Agency and environmental activists frequently claim that climate change will disproportionately affect poor and minority communities. In their view, this justifies unprecedented environmental regulations, like EPA’s pending […]

Putin and Buffett’s War on U.S. Pipelines

Putin and Buffett’s War on U.S. Pipelines

BILLIONAIRES USE SECRETIVE FOUNDATIONS TO FINANCE ANTI-PIPELINE PROTESTS – AND GET EVEN RICHER by Paul Driessen, 2015 (Jun. 6, 2015) — Abundant, reliable, affordable oil and natural gas empower people. They support job creation, mobility, modern agriculture, homes and hospitals, computers and communications, lights and refrigerators, life and study after sundown, indoor plumbing, safe drinking […]

Divestment Ethics and Realities

Divestment Ethics and Realities

ELIMINATING FOSSIL FUELS FROM INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS HURTS COLLEGES, WORKERS AND POOR FAMILIES by Paul Driessen, ©2015, CFACT.org (Feb. 15, 2015) — College students who support divestment of fossil fuel stocks are passionate about their cause. Just look at their word choices. Though they could never function even one week without hydrocarbon energy, they call fossil-fuel companies […]

Methane Deceptions

Methane Deceptions

DECEPTION, AGENDA AND FOLLY DRIVE LATEST OBAMA EPA ANTI-HYDROCARBON RULES.  ARE FARMERS NEXT? by Paul Driessen, ©2015, CFACT.org (Jan. 26, 2015) — First they came for the coal mining and power plant industry, and most people did not speak out because they didn’t rely on coal, accepted Environmental Protection Agency justifications at face value, or thought […]

Where Do the Candidates Stand on Energy Independence? pb

Where Do the Candidates Stand on Energy Independence? pb

“USING AMERICAN RESOURCES” by Anonymous (Nov. 3, 2014) — [Editor’s Note:  In response to a video produced by T. Boone Pickens about U.S. energy production, a citizen composed the following email to be used by any eligible, registered voter.] I am writing as a constituent on the issue of energy, and the importance of using […]

The Obama War on Pipelines

The Obama War on Pipelines

EXPEDITE WIND AND SOLAR – BUT BLOCK COAL, OIL, GAS, PIPELINES, JOBS AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Nov. 1, 2014) — “This is not the same industry we had 15 years ago,” Natural Gas Supply Association VP Jennifer Fordham said recently. That’s an understatement. The oil, petrochemical and manufacturing industries are also far different […]

Breaking Russia’s Energy Stranglehold

Breaking Russia’s Energy Stranglehold

EUROPE CANNOT AFFORD TO HAVE ITS FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC POLICIES DICTATED BY PUTIN’S BLACKMAIL by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Sep. 30, 2014) — European Union nations want to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia for invading Ukraine and providing the missiles that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. However, they are worried about biting the hand that […]

What Really Drives Anti-Fracking Zealots?

What Really Drives Anti-Fracking Zealots?

THEY WANT TO END FOSSIL FUELS AND CAPITALISM, CONTROL OUR LIVES AND IMPOSE ECO-UTOPIA by Paul Driessen, ©2014, CFACT.org (Sep. 21, 2014) — Recent news stories underscore the tremendous benefits brought by America’s fracking revolution. * The shale oil production boom could boost US crude production to 9.5 million barrels of oil per day (bopd) […]

Obama AWOL Again – On Energy Terrorism‏

Obama AWOL Again – On Energy Terrorism‏

OBAMA FAILS TO PREPARE FOR ANYTHING EXCEPT VACATION, GOLF AND CLIMATE CHANGE by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Sep. 2, 2014) — Four news stories in four days sum up the Obama presidency and help explain why the world and U.S. economy are in such a mess.  Obama just returned from his two-week beach and golf vacation at […]

Should California Dictate US Energy Policies?

Should California Dictate US Energy Policies?

CAN THE REST OF AMERICA AFFORD ITS ALICE IN WONDERLAND ENERGY POLICIES? (CAN CALIFORNIA?) by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Apr. 27, 2014) — California loves to be seen as the trendsetter on energy and environmental policies. But can we really afford to adopt their laws and regulations in the rest of America? Heck, can the once Golden […]

Greener Than “Green”

Greener Than “Green”

FRACKING IS FRIENDLY TO PROTECTED SPECIES AND MOSQUITO-DEVOURING BATS by Deroy Murdock, ©2014 (Mar. 7, 2014) — Williamsport, PA — A constant, mild hiss. That was my chief observation when I returned to Anadarko Petroleum’s Landon Pad A, a natural-gas site in Lycoming County, PA. October’s quietude was totally unlike the cyclone of equipment, personnel and activity […]

Build the Keystone Pipeline, Already!

Build the Keystone Pipeline, Already!

KXL WAS AWOL FROM SOTU – ALONG WITH REAL ENERGY, JOB, ECONOMIC AND REVENUE SOLUTIONS by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Feb. 3, 2014) — Obama frequently says he wants to turn the economy around, put America back to work, produce more energy, improve public safety, and open new markets to goods stamped “Made in the USA.” In […]

Free Market Energy Policies Can End Economic Malaise

Free Market Energy Policies Can End Economic Malaise

NON-COMPREHENSIVE, NONE-OF-THE-BELOW, WASHINGTON-DICTATED ENERGY POLICIES GUARANTEE DECLINE by Craig Rucker, ©2013 (May 2, 2013) — “We can’t have an energy strategy that traps us in the past,” Mr. Obama proclaimed in March 2012. “We need an energy strategy for the future – an all-of-the-above strategy for the Twenty-First Century that develops every source of American-made energy.” […]