Wind farms can cause climate change, according to new research, that shows for the first time the new technology is already pushing up temperatures.Read more »
President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order on March 16, 2012 giving the White House absolute control over all the country’s natural resources in case of a natural disaster or during a time of war. In the order, the National Defense Resources Preparedness Order, the President granted to himself the authority to approve the dispensing of all domestic energy, production, transportation, food, and water supplies as he deems necessary to protect national security.Read more »
An analyst that explains "how do we get from here to the next energy economy?"Read more »
The release of al Megrahi nothing to do with compassionate grounds but everything to do with what’s under Libyan groundRead more »
Why does neither the U.S. government nor U.S. energy companies have on hand the cleanup technology available in Europe? Ironically, the superior European technology runs afoul of U.S. environmental rules. The voracious Dutch vessels, for example, continuously suck up vast quantities of oily water, extract most of the oil and then spit overboard vast quantities of nearly oil-free water. Nearly oil-free isn't good enough for the U.S. regulators, who have a standard of 15 parts per million -- if water isn't at least 99.9985% pure, it may not be returned to the Gulf of Mexico.Read more »
Boat captain designs his own oil skimmer, purchasing parts from a local hardware store with his own money, to help clean up the Gulf oil spill. Once again, the free-market efforts of individuals acting outside official "government" or BP response.Read more »
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is classifying milk as oil because it contains a percentage of animal fat, which is a non-petroleum oil.
The Hesperia farmer and others would be required to develop and implement spill prevention plans for milk storage tanks. The rules are set to take effect in November, though that date might be pushed back.
USNORTHCOM has admitted that they are preparing military operations within the United States. This is the first time in history this has been done and they will be working with DHS, state and local law enforcement on U.S. soil.Read more »
No joke: Goldman Sachs shorted Gulf of Mexico
It turns out that Goldman Sachs really did place shorts on TransOcean stock days before the explosions rocked the rig in the Gulf of Mexico sending stocks plunging while GS profits soared -- benefitting once again from a huge disaster, having done the same with airline stocks prior to 911 then again with the housing bubble.Read more »
EDMONTON - Anti-oilpatch activist Wiebo Ludwig says there are innocent explanations for the articles police seized from his farm in northwestern Alberta in a recent raid.
Some of the books on terrorism were gifts, the chemistry texts were for home schooling and the marijuana was for his pregnant goats.Read more »
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