Written by Donn Dears
Government justifies the money it spends on research by saying it’s for theoretical research that industry can’t afford to do.
A good example of theoretical research is particle research that requires building huge accelerators, such as the Fermilab, to investigate the fundamentals of matter.
Written by Tom Armistead
- The Energy Report (5/14/13) Let's make one thing clear: There is no magic formula to determine which company will be the next big buyout story. But if there were a formula, it would include variables like asset value, management skill level, risk profile and location, location, location. Today, ...
Written by Tom DeWeese
Sustainable Development and the Control of Energy (The growing battle over Smart Meters)
Sustainable Development is code for a policy designed to transform human society, essentially eliminating individual life decisions and replacing them with top – down, one-size-fits-all government control. In ...
Written by Judicial Watch
Stop the presses! Another one of President Obama’s brilliant clean-energy ventures has collapsed after taking tens of millions of dollars from American taxpayers, in this case to develop a special wheelchair-accessible “green” van.
Written by John C.K. Daly
The U.S. currently imports more than 80% of the lithium it uses, with the silvery metal winding up in batteries from cell phones to electric cars.
According to a United States Geological Survey publication on lithium, “The only commercially active lithium mine in the United States was a brine ...
Written by Paul Driessen
We don’t need to restrict oil or gas exports. We need to open more lands to leasing and drilling.
The interminable war on drilling, fracking and the Keystone XL pipeline has taken some bizarre turns. Now it’s getting worse, as opponents grow more desperate, and the moon again grows full.
Written by Zig Lambo
Here's the story on potash according to Analyst Andrea Rubakovic: The major players are planning for long-term demand by developing brownfield projects, but they're running into hurdles. Meanwhile, juniors are having trouble financing greenfield projects. Does this mean we're in for a global supply ...
Written by Rick Buchanan
Even though most people do not know the details of conservations easements, most agree with the general idea. Who could possibly be against a program that touts the philosophy of preserving our lands for wildlife habitat and farming? How could “preserving” our rural countryside possibly be ...
Written by Emil Røyrvik, SINTEF
This report outlines the main positions and debates surrounding the literally hot topic of man-made global warming. Inspired by social studies of science and technology, the goal of the report is to document, describe and take stock of this potent scientific and public “battlefield” that plays out ...