COP 21 Carbon Cutting Absurdity, Part 1 of 3

The COP 21 agreement is absurd, and is likely to become a tragedy for mankind if actually implemented. The COP 21 agreement is based on the premiss that CO2 emissions must be cut 50% worldwide by 2050 or there will Continue reading COP 21 Carbon Cutting Absurdity, Part 1 of 3

Carbon Credits Funded by US Taxpayers

The World Bank, as reported by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), will guarantee the price of carbon credits for projects that cut methane and other greenhouse gasses in developing countries. The WSJ article said: “Under the [carbon trading] system, projects Continue reading Carbon Credits Funded by US Taxpayers

Who Pays the Carbon Tax?

At first blush, it’s the corporation, i.e, the utility generating electricity, the refinery producing gasoline, the natural gas driller, the car manufacturer, or whichever corporation is legally responsible for paying the carbon tax. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) for example, Continue reading Who Pays the Carbon Tax?

EPA Targets Freedom

The technical implications of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) are not easily understood, but the threat to America’s freedom is clear. Here is how a Wall Street Journal editorial described the CPP: “In the name of reducing carbon emissions, Continue reading EPA Targets Freedom

Tesla, GM, & Toyota Battle for Customers

The electric vehicle battleground at the end of September saw a major increase in the number of PHEVs and BEVs being sold during the 3rd quarter, and a continuing shift away from Hybrids, such as the original Prius.   US Continue reading Tesla, GM, & Toyota Battle for Customers

Saudi Arabia Capitulates

In August 2015, Saudi Arabia declared war on shale oil development in the United States. In October 2016, Saudi Arabia capitulated. As in any conflict, there have been casualties. Perhaps 60 U.S. drilling companies have declared bankruptcy. Stock prices of Continue reading Saudi Arabia Capitulates