Round Up the Usual Suspects

July 7th, 2017

This is not good at all. And apparently we don’t know when it happened yet.


Iranian Gas

July 5th, 2017

Just to get back into posting after medical isues.


ARPA-E Funding

April 20th, 2017

Are you in or connected to the energy industry through your firm, organization, or academic institution? Do you support ARPA-E funding? If so, and if your company or institution permits it, please add your name to this support letter to be sent to Congress.


EIA Forecasts Slight Gains for Crude Prices in 2017-18

January 12th, 2017

I expect higher prices than EIA does.


These Old Solar Clothes Dryers Still Work Well

December 19th, 2016


This one is over 60 years old. Saves fossil fuels and money.


Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Position Open

November 26th, 2016

Looks like a good job for somebody.



Latest Ruling on Net Neutrality

June 15th, 2016

One would think the carriers would throw in the towel, but I’m not holding my breath. Here’s a few articles. Please comment.



Article by Phil Sharp

May 30th, 2016

Free Course: Energy Within Environmental Constraints

May 24th, 2016

I once taught a similar course, but I’m pretty rusty. I signed up for it.




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Coal Jobs in WV

May 6th, 2016
Even if coal came back, it wouldn’t employ many miners. It hasn’t for years. It’s not the 1950s. Put the miners to work building wind and solar energy projects, and manufacturing more chemicals and plastics from fracked NGLs… or if we find a way to make such things out of hay (well, biomass), they can do that. But forget coal.