Monthly Archives: April 2014

Great Achievements in Central Planning: Cellulosic Biofuel

Cellulosic biofuel is a case of the Congress thinking it could create a market presence for a product by sheer force of will and legislation. Bad idea. Continue reading

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Happy #EarthDay2014, Part 4: The best idea of all.

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Happy #EarthDay2014, Part 3: Don’t Brush Your Teeth With the Water Running!

That ought to save a couple of polar bears. Actually, I stopped brushing my teeth when I saw that video of the kid in Portland peeing in the water supply.

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Happy #EarthDay2014, Part 2: Don’t Posi On Your Food

I wasn’t aware that the government was posionning my food. Or poisoning, for that matter.

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Happy #EarthDay2014, Part 1: Because it worked so well for Pol Pot. #rsrh

As seen on the “Think Global/Act Local” Earth Day display at the local college.

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Now Wind Turbines Threaten the Lesser Prairie Chicken #rsrh

4/17/2014 On March 21, 2014, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) promulgated a final rule which lists the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (LPC) as a “threatened” species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Under the ESA, a species is threatened … Continue reading

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Update on the Nation’s Energy Supply

A quick update on a post from a year and a half ago entitled ‘We have more oil and natural gas than anyone thought possible even 5 years ago.’ These numbers are compiled by the Energy Information Administration, the data-aggregation arm … Continue reading

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Anti-fracking protesters in urgent plea – for GAS! #rsrh

A [U.K.] group protesting against fracking for shale gas at Barton Moss have been left a little red-faced after making an urgent appeal – for gas. The camp’s supply ran out Sunday morning and they tweeted from their account @BartonMoss … Continue reading

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Methane: The Irrelevant Greenhouse Gas

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Water vapor has already absorbed the very same infrared radiation that Methane might have absorbed. Guest essay by Dr. Tom Sheahen Q: I read that methane is an even worse greenhouse gas than…

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Cummings to Issa: ‘What are you hiding, Mr. Chairman?’

“I am a Member of the Congress of the United States of America!” That was on March 5. Now we know what *you* were hiding, Mr. Ranking Member.

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