Category: Fossil Fuels
Fracking is helping to defeat terrorism. By making global oil prices lower, fracking is hurting ISIS and other terrorist groups that are known to sell the oil they have captured on the black market.
A key reason that air quality has improved is because more Americans than ever are now relying on natural gas, and burning natural gas emits fewer pollutants into the atmosphere than burning coal.
Yet another jab in the regulation department was delivered this week when the now hilariously named Environmental Protection Agency announced new methane emission standards which will essentially accomplish zero, zilch and nada in terms of total greenhouse gases but will be cripplingly expensive for the energy industry.
Greens oppose every practical form of energy not out of love for the non-existent virtues of solar and wind energy, but because they believe practical energy is inherently immoral.
It is truly unfortunate that politicians, special interest groups and the media control the narrative on fracking, even though it’s been used for decades.
Burning coal to generate electricity releases small amounts of mercury–far less than natural sources of mercury such as volcanoes, wildfires, dust and the oceans.
There are at least four common fallacies used to discourage big-picture thinking and breed opposition to fossil fuels.
From kindergarten through high school through Ph.D. programs, all of us are taught that fossil fuel use is fundamentally immoral.
Colorado coal production has declined by nearly half from levels set more than 10 years ago.
“These numbers are sort of like kryptonite for the EPA,” Bailey said in a telephone interview. “They do not like to admit that the Clean Power Plan will have no effect on global climate change.”