Written by Dr. Robert Peltier, PE
The race is on to claim the title of "most efficient coal-fired power plant" on the planet. However, it's tricky identifying finalists because of the widespread misuse of the term "efficiency" and all those nagging assumptions. Let's first establish clear definitions and then identify the title ...
Written by PChesser - Heartland.org
The Washington Post's Juliet Eilperin (as usual) and David Fahrenthold have yet another story about a "study" published by an environmental pressure group - this time the National Wildlife Federation- that pushes, without critical comment, the climate catastrophism angle. Looks like they ...
Written by The Heartland Institute - FromTheHeartland.org
[by PChesser ]
I imagine just about everyone at one time or another has been added to a mailing list of an organization or candidate who doesn't align with their worldview. An amusing example of this hit the emailbox of the Commonwealth Foundation, via an message signed by environmentalist Teresa ...
Written by Alan Caruba
All across America, various environmental organizations have been engaged in schemes to deter development such as housing, new energy plants, or the horror of a manufacturing facility that might actually employ people. In some states, the attack has been on farms and ranches, finding ways to punish ...
Written by SEPP.org
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Quote of the Week
I am compelled to fear that science will be used to promote the power of dominant groups rather than to make men happy. Bertrand Russell, Icarus, or the Future of Science, 1925
Written by Rich Trzupek - FrontPageMag.com
Given the dogmatic fervor of global warming proponents, and their intolerance of skeptics who dare to question the latest commandment (see: cap-and-trade) in the green scripture, it is perhaps no coincidence that the environmentalist movement sometimes seems to have more in common with theology ...
Written by E. Calvin Beisner, Ph.D.
It's official. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in the UK has ruled that the Climatic Research Unit of the University of East Anglia broke the law by refusing to comply with data requests properly filed under the UK's Freedom of Information Act.
Written by Mike Wall
By Mike Wall, INL Research Communications Fellow
While oil companies drill deeper and deeper for increasingly hard-to-find petroleum, legions of mini-gushers lie untapped right on the surface. There's one behind every restaurant, for example, and in the heart of every potato-processing plant. Such ...
Written by POWERnews
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday proposed to lower ground-level ozone standards from those set in March 2008. The tighter so-called "smog" regulations would require power plants to cut their emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and other volatile organic compounds.