Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

Free Enterprise versus Government Enterprise

Alaska Governor Walker announced what he thought was big news this week regarding a natural gas pipeline. We’ve looked beyond the hype with renown Alaskan energy expert Dave Harbour and Alaska conservative blogger Suzanne Downing. Harbour notes that the “nationalized” North Slope natural...
November 11th, 2017 | Energy, Recent News, Resource Development | Read More

U.S. Loans Green $$ to Germany to go Green in California

(Forbes)The United States Department of Energy on Monday offered a conditional $2.1 billion loan guarantee to German developer Solar Millennium to finance the first half of a 1,000 megawatt solar thermal power plant to be built in the Southern California desert.The Blythe Solar Power Project is the largest...
April 20th, 2011 | Energy | Read More

Who owns the resources makes a difference

From Ronald Bailey at Reason Magazine: If you’re looking for a place to stash some excess carbon dioxide, forests are your best bet. Trees and plants drink up CO2, believed to be a major contributor to global warming. So the United Nations is trying to hammer out an agreement under which governments...
June 18th, 2010 | Energy, Recent News | Read More

U.S. Trans. Secretary Lahood delcares end of favoring cars over bicycles

(Fast Lane) In his personal blog, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood declared a “sea change” in policy after attending the National Bike Summit: “This is the end of favoring motorized transportation at the expense of non-motorized,” he wrote. (NYT blog reports) Read the...
April 23rd, 2010 | Energy, Policy | Read More
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