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We need to solve the real climate problem

The debate over global warming — which morphed into climate change — over the past 25 years has misled politicians and the public about the nature of the real problem. The real problem is not increasing carbon dioxide emissions, as has been asserted by environmentalists and the climate establishment for years and accepted uncritically by […]

What did Lima Achieve? Waste Resources; Increase Emissions!

It’s back to the future with shades of the Rio Treaty. Twenty years ago when Al Gore was promoting what became the ill fated Kyoto Treaty, many moderate people proposed what was called “Pledge and Review and No Regrets” strategies. They were ridiculed and since then 193 nations have participated in a charade called the […]

A Martian Looks at Climate Negotiations

An interesting mind game involves thinking about what a Martian would think if he/she came down and observed the activities in Lima at this year’s COP.  It doesn’t take much a stretch of the imagination to conclude that upon returning to Mars, he/she would report that there doesn’t appear to be intelligent life on earth. […]

OPEC: The Equivalent of the Wizard of Oz

Since the first embargo in 1973, energy officials and many members of Congress have accepted the notion that since OPEC is called a cartel, it must be one. In reality it is like the Wizard of Oz behind the screen. Its power comes from being seen as powerful. The reality is nothing like the image. […]

What We Are Reading

Europe to Pay More for US Gas Rather Than Russian: Energy Agency

Europe’s plans to diversify energy supplies away from Russian sources towards American liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports should not be exaggerated as price and availability remain problems for the importers, executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) told Sputnik News Agency.

SpaceX delays space station delivery until January, extra tests needed for Falcon rocket

The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery. On Thursday, the SpaceX company announced it was delaying this week’s planned launch of an unmanned supply capsule until January.

Fracking In New York: It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over — And It Ain’t Over

The very fact that it was a no-win situation for the governor strongly suggests that the issue won’t now simply disappear – and therein the natural gas industry should find significant encouragement. While the ban may be a major setback, it is not a final defeat.

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