Tag Archive for Energy

Robert Murphy on Solyndra

The always good Robert Murphy breaks-down the Solyndra debacle. Rather long at 6-7 pages, but a good read. (David Henderson summarizes) Robert P. Murphy, Lessons From Solyndra – Library of Economics and Liberty: In September 2011, solar energy giant Solyndra…

The Facts About Fracking …

Fantastic article in yesterday’s WSJ. Also see the previous posts on fracking linked below. Review & Outlook: The Facts About Fracking – WSJ.com: “Fracking contaminates drinking water? One claim is that fracking creates cracks in rock formations that allow chemicals…

Baby? Check. … Bathwater? Check.

Ouch. Germany to Forsake Its Nuclear Reactors – WSJ.com: “BERLIN—Germany on Monday said it would close all of its 17 nuclear reactors by 2022, a sharp policy reversal that will make it the first major economy to quit atomic power…

Inconvenient Truths About ‘Renewable’ Energy

Inconvenient indeed. Matt Ridley on Inconvenient Truths About ‘Renewable’ Energy – Mind & Matter – WSJ.com: “One of the greatest threats to rain forests is the cutting of wood for fuel by impoverished people. Haiti meets about 60% of its…

Stossel on Fracking, Gas, and Risk

Stossel, possibly the best journalist in the country right now, on the fracking controversy. RealClearPolitics – Plentiful Fuel: “I just learned I’m going to save money! My apartment building in New York will switch from heating oil to cleaner natural…