energy policy

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Opinion: Biden’s Climate/Energy Policies Are an Exercise in Magical Thinking

President Joe Biden and the Democratic caucus’ efforts to remake America’s electric power system into one that emits no carbon dioxide (net zero) by 2050 in order to prevent climate change are pipedreams. Physics indicates the goal is an exercise in magical thinking. Reality suggests the attempt to reach the impossible goal will have little

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Opinion: Afghanistan Should Be a Global Energy Player. It Won’t.

When the U.S. invaded Afghanistan 20 years ago, conspiracy theorists on the Left cried, “No War for Oil!” The real reason for the Bush administration’s invasion was to topple the Taliban government and make way for a lucrative oil pipeline sought by friends of oilman Dick Cheney. The fact that these same progressives had just spent

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Opinion: Time to Take a Fresh Look at Neglected Coal and Nuclear Power

As summer approaches, consider the possibility of electrical power blackouts at major American cities in combination with extremely hot weather. It could have a debilitating effect on public health. According to a study done by a team of scientists from several American and Canadian universities and published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, new

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