• Increasing Electricity System Fragility in the UK

    • Date: 03/04/19
    • Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor

    The UK’s electricity network is likely to become significantly weaker within five years, due to falling Short Circuit Levels that reduce the reliability of protection systems designed to limit the geographical extent of supply loss during a fault, and also make it more likely that asynchronous sources of electricity such as wind, solar and High […]

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  • Physics Reveals ‘Green’ Energy Sources Are Unrealistic And Unsustainable

    • Date: 31/03/19
    • The Federalist

    “You have to recognize what Mother Nature, the physics, permits and doesn’t permit.” Can existing “green” energy match the efficiency of fossil fuels? Mark P. Mills, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, shares his new report on The Federalist Radio Hour, where he examines the physics behind green energy proposals. Mills shows why the world is no […]

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  • What Is Pushing China Back To Coal?

    • Date: 27/03/19
    • Haley Zaremba, OilPrice.com

    Data released by the Chinese energy bureau this week shows that the country added a whopping 194 million tonnes of coal mining capacity over the course of 2018. These newly released numbers deal a crushing blow to any optimism about decreasing global emissions and even the overall effectiveness of the Paris climate agreement. This revelation […]

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  • Report: Green Energy Economy Is Simply ‘Impossible’

    • Date: 26/03/19
    • Mark P. Mills, Manhattan Institute

    Hydrocarbons—oil, natural gas, and coal—are the world’s principal energy resource today and will continue to be so in the foreseeable future. Wind turbines, solar arrays, and batteries, meanwhile, constitute a small source of energy, and physics dictates that they will remain so. Meanwhile, there is simply no possibility that the world is undergoing—or can undergo—a […]

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  • Fracking Revolution Is Boosting The Economy — And Keeping Emissions Down

    • Date: 23/03/19
    • Market Watch

    The shift toward natural gas has far-reaching effects on economy Even as America grabbles with its love-hate relationship with fossil fuels, the ongoing fracking revolution that’s turned the U.S. into the leading global oil producer is shoring up the economy — and helping to tame carbon emissions, too. A wave of literally ground-breaking advances in […]

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  • The Myth That Oil Demand Is Coming To An End

    • Date: 18/03/19
    • Robert Lyman

    Demand for oil is not coming to an end for a very long time, if ever. On March 12, 2019, Maclean’s Magazine published an article by Jen Gerson entitled What Happens When the Demand for Alberta Oil Goes Away? In it, she commented on the forthcoming Alberta provincial election and wrote that carbon taxes and […]

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  • Venezuela Is Close To Becoming A Post-Apocalyptic Society: That’s What Socialism Has Created

    • Date: 16/03/19
    • Daniel Turner, Fox News

    When Hugo Chavez turned Venezuela into a socialist state, he started with the oil industry. The entirety of the economic collapse, the ruination of people, the destruction of a state, the misery, sorrow, violence and death – all of it was completely avoidable and predictable. In 2007, leftists around the world rejoiced when the strongman ordered a government takeover […]

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  • Russia’s Pipe Dreams Are Europe’s Nightmare

    • Date: 13/03/19
    • Dimitar Bechev, Foreign Policy

    Putin’s plans to run the TurkStream pipeline through the Balkans won’t end well. In the ongoing showdown between Russia and the West, Russia has a trump card: natural gas exports. Despite chilly relations, in 2018, gas shipments from Russia to Europe and Turkey hit an all-time high of 201.8 billion cubic meters (bcm). And even as […]

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