Obama Wants to Close Off Energy-Rich Stretch of Alaska to Development

Sean Hackbarth U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1/26/2015

Pultizer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin, wrote in the New York Times that global energy markets are at an inflection point. The role of the world’s “swing producer” has swung to the United States:

By leaving oil prices to the market, Saudi Arabia and the emirates also passed the […]

Thank Fracking For Falling Gas Prices This Labor Day Weekend

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 8/29/2014

Good news for families trying to get in one last road trip before school starts: Gas prices are falling ahead of Labor Day weekend, thanks to booming U.S. oil production from shale formations…

…The average price of gasoline is now 25 cents less than it was at the end […]

Armed siege and cattle theft from Bundy ranch really about fracking leases

Mike Adams Natural News 4/10/2014

The Bureau of Land Management says its 200-man armed siege of the Cliven Bundy ranch in Nevada is all about protecting an “endangered tortoise.” But a Natural News investigation has found that BLM is actually in the business of raking in millions of dollars by leasing Nevada lands to energy […]

Gas attack: How Democratic donors benefit financially from climate policy

Matthew Continetti The Washington Free Beacon 3/21/2014

…Steyer pledged to remove himself from the operations of his hedge fund, Farallon Capital Management, in the waning days of 2012, when he was being considered as a possible secretary of Energy in the second Obama administration. But he remains an “outside limited partner” with the firm, and […]

Canadian Indian Chiefs getting money from Tides Foundation...

…for opposing oil sands development?

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 1/19/2014

A left-wing lobby group in San Francisco wired $55,000 to the bank account of an Indian chief in Northern Alberta, paying him to oppose the oilsands.

And sure enough, that chief – Allan Adam, from the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation – earned his money. Last weekend, […]

Green Fade-Out: Europe to Ditch Climate Protection Goals

The EU’s reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history. The European Commission wants to forgo ambitious climate protection goals and pave the way for fracking — jeopardizing Germany’s touted energy revolution in the process.

Gregor Peter Schmitz Der Spiegel 1/15/2014

The climate between Brussels and Berlin is polluted, something European Commission […]