Fukushima Daiichi, the Japanese nuclear reactor damaged in 2011 by a record-breaking earthquake and tsunami, is the subject of much controversy related to fear of nuclear power and fallout, fears based on misconceptions about the safety of atomic energy and the linear no-threshold model.
Thanks to the success of U.S. oil companies engaged in hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” — a process used to extract oil trapped in shale formations — the United States will soon pass Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. Both Saudi Arabia and the United States passed Russia for the top spot in recent years.
Beginning January 1, the manufacture and importation of Thomas Edison's incandescent light bulb will essentially be banned in the United States under a 2007 law.
The one thing threatening America's resurgent oil and gas industry is the cabal of internationalists working behind their most popular tool, the "useful idiot" Josh Fox.
Energy industry leaders plan the Southeast Powering Our Future Forum in reaction to Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan, unveiled Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which imposes strict limits to emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide by future power plants.
EPA regulations are set to kill jobs, send electricity rates through the roof, and make the United States more susceptible to brownouts and more dependent on foreign oil.
The supreme irony is that George Mitchell's discovery of "fracking" (horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from shale) that unleashed the energy boom has completely disproved the "sustainability meme" he promoted in his later years after he sold his company.