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ExxonMobil “Investing” $100M in Gov’t Research to Lower Emissions

Thought Piece I cannot keep from wondering: How much the “Big Green Machine” has given to aid government research in lowing emissions? Oh, that’s right,they spend their billions on preventing any private sector from investing their own money on research and infrastructure upgrade. Economic development isn’t [...]

By |June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Comments Off on ExxonMobil “Investing” $100M in Gov’t Research to Lower Emissions

State Policy Options to Price Carbon from Electricity

Thought Piece The Abject Failure of Emissions Trading and Carbon Taxation Both, a carbon tax and cap and trade, have yet to provide a single good example of working. In fact, the EU ETS has been an abject failure since its inception in 1997 and its [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Comments Off on State Policy Options to Price Carbon from Electricity

The Problem with Certainty

Thought Piece Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - RC1EA38CBF70 "Anyone who thinks that they can see the environmental future with certainty has a bright future reporting for the [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Communication, Thought Piece|Comments Off on The Problem with Certainty

A New US Areal No Drought Record

Thought Piece "As an informed witness of the last 20 years of broadband and energy, I humbly submit that nobody foresaw the year 2016, in Y2K, accurately. In fact, nobody was even close, other than Steve Jobs perhaps. It is even less likely that any of [...]

By |May 19th, 2019|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |Comments Off on A New US Areal No Drought Record

Cuomo vs. New York

Thought Piece Credibility Means Something Even in New York In New York's media, there have been so much under-informed writing and reporting about fracking it makes the cognoscenti of unconventional oil downright embarrassed. Defying intellectualism, I suppose because Fracking sounds bad and involves fossil fuel. I [...]

By |May 18th, 2019|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |Comments Off on Cuomo vs. New York

Enbridge acquires Ohio line to serve Toledo gas users

Thought Piece As a lifelong private sector advocate, I have been an active witness to several states like Pennsylvania, West Virginia and emerging NG Ohio, who are endowed with vast amounts of unconventional oil and the necessary private capital, to become a shining symbol of the [...]

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