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Peak Oil Theory May Have Peaked

Peak Oil Theory May Have Peaked

There are various versions of the “peak oil” theory, but for decades it garnered high-fives because it had been right about the U.S. Specifically, geophysicist M. King Hubbert published a theoryof oil field development in 1956 that predicted total U.S. oil production would “peak” by about 1971 (at ...

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Smart Meters: Enforcement Of Mandatory Water Restrictions Is Only Just The Beginning

Smart Meters: Enforcement Of Mandatory Water Restrictions Is Only Just The Beginning

Smart meters are now being used by authorities to crack down on “water wasters” in the state of California, but this is just the tip of the iceberg as far as what they can be used for. 

Ultimately, smart meters are designed to be part of an entire “smart grid” that will enable government ...

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El Niño or ñot, the Pause lengthens again

El Niño or ñot, the Pause lengthens again

Global temperature update: no warming for 18 years 4 months

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley

Since December 1996 there has been no global warming at all (Fig. 1).

This month’s RSS temperature – so far unaffected by the most persistent el Niño conditions of the present rather attenuated cycle – ...

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2014 Record Year for U.S. Oil Production; Largest Increase in Over 100 years

2014 Record Year for U.S. Oil Production; Largest Increase in Over 100 years

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently announced that U.S. oil production in 2014 had the largest one-year volume increase in over 100 years. U.S. crude oil production increased by 1.2 million barrels per day to 8.7 million barrels per day in 2014–the largest increase since ...

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Solar Panels: Another Taxpayer Rip-Off

Solar Panels: Another Taxpayer Rip-Off

States are finding that subsidies and net metering policies for rooftop solar panels are costing taxpayers millions and tend to benefit higher-income households, who can more afford them.[i]Furthermore, households with solar panels are finding it more difficult to sell their homes if the lease on ...

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Radical Environmentalism’s Death Campaigns

Its anti-DDT war is a lethal “death-rate solution” imposed on Third World countries

The terms racism, white supremacy, crimes against humanity are bandied about so often that they have become almost meaningless. But they are absolutely appropriate in an arena where they are too rarely applied: ...

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Silencing Skeptics – Financing Alarmists

Paul Driessen

Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA), other senators and Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) recently sent letters to institutions that employ or support climate change researchers whose work questions claims that Earth and humanity face unprecedented manmade climate change catastrophes.

The letters ...

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STUDY: Assessing Emerging Policy Threats to the U.S. Power Grid

Executive Summary

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Reliable, affordable electricity is critical to our well-being and essential to modern life. But today, threats to the reliability of the power grid are numerous: cyber-attacks, weather, and accidents. Fortunately, the most significant threat is also the most ...

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The New Madrid Earthquake That Will Divide The United States In Half

The New Madrid Earthquake That Will Divide The United States In Half

Once upon a time, North America almost divided along a very deep subsurface rift.  Today, that rift system and the faults associated with it are known as the New Madrid fault zone.  This fault zone is six times larger than the San Andreas fault zone in California and it covers portions of ...

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