What if we reimagined the potential of the land around our railroad tracks or federal highways, already secure as public rights‐of‐way, as host to renewable power systems?
If each state adopts its own unique set of shale gas regulations, a regulatory race to the bottom is possible. However, if the federal government adopts rigid regulations, America's shale gas boom may prove to be more environmentally friendly.
This is the right time for the United States to seriously consider embarking on a bold investment of creating technology in energy that would reduce cost and create energy independence.
As November draws closer, Members of Congress will be tempted to take the easy way out, by passing a bill that does little. The president, and the public, must not allow them to get away with that this time.
It is starting to look like Pickens has a bad habit of telling a few whoppers in every public appearance. Lie #1: Democratic candidates don't know how reducing CO2 emissions by 60-80% is possible.
OPEC is acting to immediately stabilize prices in the neighborhood of $70-$90 per barrel. Just eight years ago OPEC tried to keep prices in the $22-$28 range.
Yet another weather-related disruption to domestic oil production really highlights the foolishness of the drill everywhere drill always crowd.