Written by IER
At the end of 2012, the most technologically-advanced coal-fired power plant in the United States went online in Arkansas. If the Obama administration has its way, this is the end of the road for ultra supercritical coal-fired power plants in this country. China, on the other hand, is the world’s ...
Written by Nick Cunningham
The oil markets are showing some life, having rallied11 percent over a two-day period. But if a bigger rebound is not around the corner, it won’t just be oil companies that will be feeling the pain: their lenders will also face some steep losses if drillers can’t come up with the cash to cover debt ...
Written by Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek
“Disinvestment” of fossil fuel holdings is misguided, irresponsible, lethal – and racist
Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek
“Social responsibility” activists want universities and pension funds to eliminate fossil fuel companies from their investment portfolios. They plan to spotlight their demands on ...
Written by IER
The U.S. solar manufacturing industry employed about 32,000 workers in 2014—just a tiny portion of the more than 12 million domestic manufacturing jobs in the United States. China accounted for almost 70 percent of the world’s solar module manufacturing in 2013 and many manufacturers are expanding ...
Written by IER
On Sunday, President Obama announced that he will recommend to Congress that it should designate 12 million acres in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as wilderness.[i]When briefing the press about the plan, Presidential Advisor John Podesta said that regardless of the law and ...
Written by Robert Bensh
The Ukrainian government has repeatedly claimed it is doing its best to improve the oil and gas investment climate, but official statements are the opposite of the reality, as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is leading the great deception.
Written by Michael Snyder
Despite a “tidal wave” of snow that could potentially dump three feet of the white stuff on New York City, Barack Obama continues to insist that global warming is the “greatest threat” that humanity is facing. And in his second term he is making the fight against climate change one of his top ...
Written by Tom DeWeese
An urgent message to the National Association of Realtors
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is the main stream organization in which nearly every real estate agent in the nation belongs as a means to keep up with the latest ideas and trends in the property selling industry. NAR’s members ...
Written by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D.
December 31st, 2014 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D.
Top 10 lists are popular this time of year, so I gave in to the peer pressure. Here’s my Top 10 list of totally true climate stories of 2014. Kind of like that movie “Fargo”, which was not “based on a true story”, but was a totally “true story”.