True environmentalists want to save the earth, fake ones want to slay an enemy

True environmentalists want to save the earth, fake ones want to slay an enemy

It’s really not good to pick on certain classes of people, because generalizations of any scope at all are normally harmful. It is far too easy to go from a benign one like “all humans breathe” to the easy, petty, misinformed ones like “all xxxx’s drive like idiots”. It is almost a certainty that some […]

20,000 new NYC homes/businesses NEED natural gas before winter but pipeline blockades won’t allow it…climate activism/energy ignorance roll the dice with thousands of lives at stake

20,000 new NYC homes/businesses NEED natural gas before winter but pipeline blockades won’t allow it…climate activism/energy ignorance roll the dice with thousands of lives at stake

One of the most wonderful aspects of modern life is that we are gloriously free to be ignorant. Through the miraculous division of labour, and (semi) wise allocation of capital, all our needs are taken care of if we can scrape together enough money to pay for them. We don’t need to know how a […]

Oh lord, stop with the “climate emergency” nonsense – debasing the word emergency will not motivate a weary public to change its lifestyle

Oh lord, stop with the “climate emergency” nonsense – debasing the word emergency will not motivate a weary public to change its lifestyle

People are terrified about climate change. We get it. The message is universal and deafening and omnipresent. Fear has been instilled so deep that a considerable subset of the population is willing to stand up and support the idea that there is a true emergency going on here. The problem is, no one truly believes […]

Negative interest rates – not an economic curiosity, an ominous pall of government control about to storm the US and an ill-prepared Canada

Negative interest rates – not an economic curiosity, an ominous pall of government control about to storm the US and an ill-prepared Canada

An apology is in order for the following subject matter. This is an energy-focused website, and energy alone is a fiendishly hard topic to explain properly to the general public. The energy world is complicated and frankly not that interesting to most, made up of pipes and tanks and tankers, all central to the industry […]

India’s infrastructure requirements – an eye-opening reminder of the world’s staggering demand for all energy sources

India’s infrastructure requirements – an eye-opening reminder of the world’s staggering demand for all energy sources

I’ve recently succumbed to an infatuation, much like a grade-school crush. Mind you, what is appealing at my current age is markedly different than what was back then; having traversed a generation’s worth of the realities of adulthood, and with the prospect of hoping to retire someday, the subject matter of my admiration has shifted. […]