Daily Caller writer, blogger, and conservative commentator Matt Lewis interviewed former South Carolina Republican Congressman Bob Inglis this week. Take time to listen to an intelligent conversation on the right side of the issue. Matt Lewis Podcast
There’s been a lot of news lately about accidents involving pipelines, trains and trucks hauling oil. The latest news is several train cars derailing over Philadelphia’s Schuylkyll River. Read a report here. Here’s a Grist column from the past weekend about exploding rail cars. For purposes of this discussion, let’s make the following assumption: Canada […]
This morning, we received a bulk email from a major green group crowing about “killing a proposed coal plant” in Michigan. Yes, ConservAmerica believes there are better options for consumers, industry, and the environment than coal. Our “Cleaner, Here, Now” energy policy is a pragmatic look at moving beyond coal. The small town newspaper reported […]
Secretary George Shultz co-authored a Wall Street Journal article on transforming the US energy industry. “Meanwhile, replacing oil in the transportation sector by unleashing competition now shackled by OPEC’s price manipulation would reduce pollution significantly. Petroleum fuels also account for a larger share of America’s energy-related carbon-dioxide emission than any other fuel. For these reasons, […]
Good article on FERC’s latest report: Reading the Renewable Energy Tea Leaves in Latest FERC Report
For the economists and policy wonks out there, a challenging point of view from Business Insider. “We are now at the edge of a very different scenario. We are reaching debt default limits because we have extracted the easy to extract oil. Additional extraction can only be more expensive and thus push us further into […]
Dr. Joseph Lassiter, of Harvard Business School, suggests free market principles, and nuclear and natural gas can solve many problems. Full story at Harvard’s Working Knowledge.
The founders of The Breakthrough Institute throw a dose of common sense on the fire of climate change. These writers, Ted Nordhaus and Michael Schnellenberger, are environmentalists dedicated to a secure future. Read their comments here.