What’s Being Taught on Campus

What’s being taught in colleges and universities about energy and energy issues? When a student asked me a pointed question about an energy issue I asked where he had obtained such slanted information, and he referred me to his university Continue reading What’s Being Taught on Campus

Impressive Paris COP 21 Climate Change Meeting

Dateline: November 29, 2015 It’s the evening of November 29, 2015, and M. Laurent Fabius, COP 21 President, was in the building at Le Bourget, a few kilometers outside of Paris, where the momentous COP 21 meeting was to take Continue reading Impressive Paris COP 21 Climate Change Meeting

The Great Divide

Current energy policy is largely predicated on the fear that CO2 emissions are causing climate change. The debate over the Keystone pipeline is the most visible aspect of how energy policy is being affected by concern over CO2 emissions. There Continue reading The Great Divide

Finally the Truth About Renewables

Google scientists Ross Koningstein and David Fork admit that renewables won’t save the world from global warming. They were put to work by Google in 2007 to establish how renewables, such as wind and solar, could replace fossil fuels and Continue reading Finally the Truth About Renewables

Impact of Technology on Oil E & P

Technology is revolutionizing oil exploration and production. In the 1970s, the problem was to develop the mechanical structures that could survive the rigors of the North Sea and other deep water sites. The off-shore technology conference held in Houston in Continue reading Impact of Technology on Oil E & P

A Proposal for Replacing the EPA

The year we moved to Cleveland, was the year the Cuyahoga River caught fire. Leading up to this event, our country had seen fresh water lakes and rivers being polluted, and cities being subjected to air pollution and smog. Few Continue reading A Proposal for Replacing the EPA