Entries by Ronald Stein

Energy Shortages and Inflation The New Norm as Refinery Closures Outpace Construction

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Editors’ Note: Progressives have played a coy game. As they over-regulate the energy business, denigrate the industry, have their allies in the environmental organization tie the industry up with lawsuits, and deny capital for expansion with their friends in the ESG movement; they grin like the proverbial Cheshire cat when energy costs soar far faster […]

Is It Ethical to Purchase a Lithium Battery Powered EV?

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With numerous state governors have issued executive orders to phase out the purchasing of gasoline-driven cars within the next decade or so, and the automobile manufacturers’ efforts to phase into only manufacturing EVs here’s some food for thought about the lack of transparency about “Clean Energy Exploitations”. The top image is an oil well, where […]

Stockholm+50 Attendees Need[ed] to Address the Impact on the World Without Fossil Fuels

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Efforts to cease the use of crude oil could be the greatest threat to civilization’s eight billion people.   The Stockholm+50 in Stockholm, Sweden, will commemorate the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and celebrate 50 years of failed global environmental action. The meetings on June 2nd and 3rd will follow months of consultations and […]

Are the Environmental Impacts and Human Atrocities Worth an EV Battery?

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EV buyers should be aware that they may be contributing to the pursuit of “blood minerals” to achieve their efforts to go green.   The worldwide movement toward the electrification of everything, from more electric vehicles (EVs) to more intermittent electricity by wind turbines and solar panels, the political actions are supportive of jumping onto […]

Without Fossil Fuel Infrastructure We’re Supposed To Have An ENERGY CRISIS!

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Over the last decade, climate activists have successfully pressured governments, banks, and corporations to divest from crude oil and natural gas companies. The energy infrastructures are just like the “civil” infrastructures the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Infrastructure Report Cards constantly addresses, and the resultant poor “grades” given to the infrastructures of our economy. […]

Fossil Fuels Form The Basis Of Our Medical And Food Supply Chains

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Under Biden’s plan to rid America of fossil fuels, such a plan would eliminate the medical industry that is totally reliant on the products made from petroleum derivatives, and eliminate oil-based fertilizers to grow the crops that feed the 8 billion on planet earth. Surprisingly, Biden must be oblivious to the consequences of his plan […]

Eliminating Crude Oil Is Like Jumping Out Of A Plane Without A Chute

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The world and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are proposing banishment of fossil fuels and are focused on reducing emissions from fossil fuels at any costs, but a safety net of having a viable replacement should be in place before we jump off that cliff. Banning oil imports, fracking, and ceasing oil production […]

What Is Good For The Climate Geese Is NOT Good For The Ganders

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The billionaires prolificating “green” for the world, such as Mike Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Al Gore, Leonardo DiCaprio, and others are the same individuals amassing huge carbon footprints for their numerous private jets, houses, boats, and cars. For Bloomberg alone, a Business Insider analysis found that Bloomberg’s emissions-heavy private jets took more […]

EV’s Not Family Workhorses, but Short-range Second Cars

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With half of the EV’s in the entire country being located in California, the recent 2021 California study may be a downer for the EV excitement as it shows that EV’s are driven half as much as internal combustion engine vehicles. The study illustrates that EV’s are generally second vehicles and not the primary workhorse vehicle […]