There's a lesson in the Ukraine for the U.S. Get energy independent quickly.
Nothing comes out of the Obama White House by mistake. Everything is planned, analyzed, and focus group-tested.
It is not often that Americans look south of the border for solutions, but Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto seems to have figured out a few things in his first year of power that has, in six years, eluded Obama.
If you find oil or natural gas on your property, the value goes up. If you find an endangered species, your land becomes virtually worthless because the critter prevents productive use.
President Obama, you are correct when you say, “opportunity is who we are,” but your policies hurt the poor and block job creation.
The data don’t support the claims made by climate scientists—but they just keep making them.
If President Obama truly wanted to “create jobs and opportunities for the middle class,” he could tell the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to work with—instead of against—people and companies who are ready to risk their capital in the development of our natural resources and create jobs.
Nearly four years after the failed attempt to gives us back our light bulb, the attitude about government intrusion, thanks in large part to Obamacare, is much more negative.
Oil-and-gas drilling didn’t cause the flaming faucet phenomenon. Quite the contrary. The presence of gas near the surface brought about the “don’t smoke in the shower” adage. While the water is harmless to consume, a gas build up in the house could cause an explosion.
I, then, explained what I call the Obama Doctrine—his primary mode of operation: “Reward your friends, punish your opposition.”
Like the expiration of the DOE loan guarantee program has increased the likelihood populations of migratory birds will survive death by renewables, the pending expiration of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy could help the eagles and other raptors that are attracted to the towering turbines.
More than $3 billion went to Reid’s friends with the promise that the federal dollars would create “tens of thousands of green jobs.” A little more than 200 permanent jobs have actually been created.
“Rich countries are still not pledging enough money to begin financing a shift to a cleaner global economy,” reports the Financial Times (FT) in its coverage of the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw that ended with little more than a “vague road map on how to prepare for a global climate pact they’re supposed to adopt in two years.”
It seems that ethanol is an idea whose time has come—and gone.
The “symbolic” votes in communities with no oil-and-gas development are part of a strategy to target left-leaning constituencies where ordinances can be passed and momentum can be built.
These closures result in jobs lost at the power stations and the surrounding communities, but they—along with additional EPA regulations—also cause the loss of jobs at the coal mines.
Rare Earth Elements (REEs) are found in almost all massive rock formations—though their concentrations range from 10 to a few hundred parts per million by weight, which makes them difficult to extract.
Recently Dooley found her way on to Fox News, where she touted the Green Tea Coalition and claimed to be battling “big energy.”
We are far less vulnerable to OPEC and Middle East disruptions today than we were in 1973, as the geopolitical equation continues to evolve. Every president since Richard Nixon has urged the country to strive for energy independence so that we don’t face another energy crisis like 1973. Now we can make energy independence real.