Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Uh-oh! Hurricane season is here again. And with climate change the storms are more frequent and stronger… except… they aren’t. The fact is, the media and climate change campaigners have been lying to you. Yes, I know it’s hard to believe that the news media would be unduly hyping anything that draws more attention to…

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

What is hydraulic fracturing – or fracking ? Since the industrial revolution our energy consumption has risen unceasingly. The majority of this energy consumption is supplied by fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Recently there has been a lot of talk about a controversial method of extracting natural gas: Hydraulic fracturing or fracking. Put…

Power to the Planet – Coal

Power to the Planet – Coal

Coal is fossilized land plants that have been buried deep in the earth for millions of years. The pressure and the intense heat at those depths have turned vegetation into a hard black material that is primarily carbon. One of the biggest pros about coal is there’s a lot of it. It has been a…

Solar Value Eclipse

Solar Value Eclipse

Are you in favor of adding more solar power to the electric grid? If your answer is yes, you probably haven’t heard about the Solar Value Cliff. In many regions today, adding solar harms the electric grid’s reliability, it’s fundamental economics, and it costs you more money. Surprised? Well, this sort of energy reality isn’t…

Why You Should Love Fossil Fuel

Why You Should Love Fossil Fuel

Every year on Earth Day, we’re supposed to reflect on all the ways we’ve made the planet worse. But what if we try something different? What if we reflect on all the ways we’ve made the planet better? Try this thought experiment: Imagine that we transported someone from three hundred years ago, at the very…