Europe’s energy shortages – exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – were originally caused by low wind resources, increased demand from COVID lockdowns, and cut backs of natural gas by Russia. Despite putting Europeans in energy poverty, the EU and UK are keeping to their energy transition rushing into wind and solar power, rather than using domestically produced oil, natural gas, and coal.
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Biden’s Energy Contradictions Continue
Biden’s attempt to double renewable capacity on federal lands may fail due to his over-zealous actions to stop new oil and gas development.
Europe’s Energy Transition: Fraught with Complications
Biden’s America Mimics Europe’s Goals and Regulatory Actions
Solar Microgrid Failure in India
“In the first three years, it worked well and people were using it. But after three years the batteries were exhausted and it was never repaired.”
Electricity Shortages: Brace for Impact
The consequences of massively building wind turbines and solar panels, while forcing the closure of fully-operational power plants burning coal, oil and natural gas is dire.
Chronology of Biden’s Gasoline Price Hike
By the end of February 2022, average national gasoline prices were 66 percent higher than December 2020, averaging $3.592 a gallon for the month.
An Energy Policy Wake-Up Call
Under the Trump administration, the United States became energy independent—a goal that U.S. governments wanted to reach for decades. The Biden administration’s anti-oil and gas policies are undoing these gains.
Fact Checking Jen Psaki on U.S. Energy Production
Press Secretary Jen Psaki did as good a job as she could do to spin the Biden administration’s anti-energy agenda.
Biden’s State of the Union Address Adheres to his Climate Agenda
President Biden touted his climate agenda in his state of the union address despite the rising price of oil and natural gas, which has helped to spur the worst inflation in the United States in many years.
Prices of Commodities That Russia Produces Expected to Rise
Biden’s anti-oil and gas policies are causing energy prices to soar, harming consumers and aiding Putin to take advantage of Ukraine.
Biden’s Anti-Energy Policies and Increasing Natural Gas Prices
Natural gas prices have escalated because of President Biden’s anti-oil and gas policies that are limiting pipeline infrastructure and increased production on federal lands, while the promise of pending regulatory actions add uncertainty to investments.
Despite Russia’s Attack on the Ukraine, Biden Will Hold Back U.S. Energy Production
Due to Biden’s anti-oil actions, the United States is no longer energy independent and Russia is now vying with Mexico as the number 2 supplier of oil imports to the United States.
Democrats’ Gas Tax Holiday Proposal Contradicts Biden’s Energy Policies
The hypocrisy of that move is almost laughable given that it is President Biden’s energy policies that are causing the high gasoline prices
Biden Energy Plans, House Reconciliation Bill Have a Reality Problem
The United States, like Europe, is in the process of unilaterally disarming itself in terms of its energy and economic security.
As Nuclear Plants Close, Biden’s Net-Zero Electric Sector Becomes More Difficult
Going carbon-free will be difficult without the U.S.’s largest source of carbon-free electricity: nuclear energy.
U.S. Needs To Deal with the Waste and Pollution From Green Technologies
Electric vehicle batteries, solar panels, and wind turbines result in a massive amount of waste and pollution.
Biden’s “Clean Energy” Means Higher Electricity Bills for Consumers
Germany’s similar experiment with an energy transition has been going on much longer than the time period under President Biden’s proposal, and that has led to skyrocketing electricity prices for residential users equal to three times what Americans pay.
Regulation and Legislation Are Set to Increase Energy Costs
This new proposed natural gas tax is a punitive tax designed to artificially raise the price of natural gas.
Hurricane or Hype? Really, Really Bad Weather is Not Climate Change
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest assessment report (AR6), it says, “There is low confidence in long-term (multi-decadal to centennial) trends in the frequency of all-category tropical cyclones.”
Infrastructure Bill Stuffed with Climate Pork
Instead of an infrastructure bill, the product represents the old Washington, D.C., approach of distributing pork sufficient to buy votes of enough Senators to enable its passage.
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