Five Things About Bobby Jindal’s Energy Plan

Amy Harder The Wall Street Journal 16 Sep 2014

Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana hopes to emerge as a leading policy thinker in the field of potential GOP presidential candidates. He released an energy plan Tuesday that in some ways is more nuanced and moderate than ideas espoused by other candidates. The 43-year-old governor’s energy [...]

Neil Young chooses his own comfort over his convictions

Licia Corbella Calgary Herald [CA] 1/21/2014

While Neil Young spoke to a Calgary news conference at the Jack Singer Concert Hall prior to his Sunday night show, five rock star-style motorhomes were left running outside, spewing fumes into the Calgary air, even though they were mostly unoccupied.

Inside the concert hall, the 68-year-old rock ‘n’ [...]

Obama to give major climate change speech Tuesday

AFP via Google News 6/22/2013

US President Barack Obama will give a major speech on climate change Tuesday in which he is expected to propose executive action to cut carbon pollution.

“I’ll lay out my vision for where I believe we need to go — a national plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country [...]

Appeals court to EPA: Don’t you think you’re being a little overly optimistic with the biofuels, there?

Erika Johnsen HotAir 1/28/2013

The Environmental Protection Agency is getting taken to court left and right for their many overzealous regulations and intrusions into private industry, with varying results– but on Friday, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that, why no, the EPA may not punish the oil industry for their noncompliance [...]

Crony Capitalism and Algae Energy

Thomas Lifson American Thinker 3/20/2012

Why on earth did President Obama offer algae as a solution to America’s energy problems?…An answer may lie in his addiction to crony capitalism…

Solazyme, a San Francisco-based firm that specializes in the plant matter, has received more than $25 million in federal grants and contracts as part of Obama [...]

A Fine for Not Using a Biofuel That Doesn’t Exist

Matthew L. Wald The New York Times 1/9/2012

WASHINGTON — When the companies that supply motor fuel close the books on 2011, they will pay about $6.8 million in penalties to the Treasury because they failed to mix a special type of biofuel into their gasoline and diesel as required by law.

But there was [...]

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