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Commentary & Opinion
January 18, 2019 Why Pipeline Opposition Undermines Environmental Progress and SafetySource: Forbes
Pipelines have been quietly providing most of the energy used in America on a daily basis for nearly a century. That is, until most recently. In recent years small, yet very vocal groups of environmentalists have argued pipelines...
January 2, 2019 Opinion: Fracking hub could harm our waterSource: Cincinnatti.com
This November, while most of us were focused on election results, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a report to Congress on "the feasibility of establishing an ethane storage and distribution hub in the United...
December 12, 2018 Wind and solar clash with energy realitySource: The Hill
Not only are renewable portfolio standards expensive and a burden on consumers, new research from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) shows they don’t always work in reducing carbon emissions.
November 27, 2018 Why Climate Change Will Burn Energy Production, Water Supplies And The Trump PresidencySource: Forbes
“Extreme weather events and water shortages are already interrupting the energy supply, and impacts are expected to increase in the future,” the US National Climate Assessment says. “Much of America’s energy infrastructure is...
October 26, 2018 The Anti-Fracking Initiative In Colorado Is Bad PolicySource: Forbes
Opposition to fracking is a mix of bad science (like opposition to vaccinations) and prejudice (hatred of fossil fuels, modern technology, etc.) and seeks a rationale that appears logical rather than emotional. Thus, despite the...
October 25, 2018 Volkswagen and the moral business behaviour lessonsSource: Financial Times
When it was revealed in 2015 that Volkswagen had used software to make the emissions of its diesel cars perform better under formal testing than they actually did on the road, many experts agreed this could not have been done by...
October 23, 2018 No Energy Policy, No Problem For U.S. Oil ProducersSource: Forbes
But even without top-down direction, America currently has a better, most sensible approach to energy development than any other country in the world, both for the short- and long-term.
September 28, 2018 New SPE President Offers a Vision of Oil and Gas SustainabilitySource: Journal of Petroleum Industry
“I want to create conversations not only on the current and future image of our industry and the pride our work deserves, but also in the context of the accountability and responsibility that this pride imposes,” he said. “We can...
September 27, 2018 Three Common Misconceptions We Have About Solar EnergySource: Forbes
The influx of cheap, low-quality solar products in emerging markets has remained a pervasive problem. Off-grid families who have invested in low-quality solar products often lose trust in solar because these products tend to...
September 5, 2018 COMMENTARY: Fracking As The Next Financial Meltdown (Or Not)Source: Forbes
Shale fracking carries a political odor all its own, just as food whose genes were modified by primitive people is more acceptable that food modified—gasp—by scientists. As an example, the Massachusetts Sierra Club opposes gas...
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