Energy

The Global Energy Crisis: How to Avert a Human Catastrophe

Contrary to the dominant narrative, abandoning fossil fuels would turn the global energy crisis into a true human catastrophe.

Rethinking Uranium Imports Amid Price Increases

Despite the United States having vast uranium resources, more than 90 percent of the uranium used in the United States is imported. Further, the United States no longer has an operating enrichment plant. As a result, the U.S. relies on Russia and its allies Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for almost 50 percent of its enriched uranium needs.

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.

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.

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.

Net-Zero Emission Targets?

There is an alternative strategy for businesses to deal with climate change: one that is based on facts and human wellbeing (as opposed to no human impact on the planet) as the standard.

Go Nuclear

It’s particularly absurd that Earth Day’s activists rarely mention the form of energy that could most quickly reduce greenhouse gases: nuclear power.

Inside the Church of Climate

Philosophy, not only economics and political economy, matters in the global warming/climate change debate. Start by checking your premises—and those of your intellectual opponents.

Net-Zero Carbon Plans Against Fossil Fuels Ignore Reality

The Canadian government’s net-zero 2050 plan has been aptly criticized for not being feasible because it ignores reality: the lack of necessary technology and the increasing demand for affordable and reliable energy in developing countries around the world.

Thank You Fossil Fuels

Without fossil fuels, much of the world would freeze in the dark. We just don’t yet have enough alternatives.