Alaskan Gas to China?

Those segments of the US beholden to both big business and America-firstness have a big conundrum looming on the horizon: what to do with the natural gas supplies waiting to be developed on the Alaskan North Slope. TransCanada and ExxonMobil have filed their plans to seek shippers with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and … Continue reading Alaskan Gas to China?

Musings on Global Warming

A good friend with whom I've recently become reaquainted asked me if I would be so kind as to outline how it is I've come to believe what I believe about global warming. His view differs from mine, but he seems sincere in wanting to¬†know how I've come to think what I do. Per his … Continue reading Musings on Global Warming

Heritage Foundation: Tool of the Apocalypse

Please welcome to the GonzoGeek stage, everybody's favorite neocon thinktank, the Heritage Foundation. You might remember them as the folks who so long pursued a land military base in Iraq and finally found a stooge (W.) willing to implement the plan for them if only they'd give him some goodies. No? Well look it up. … Continue reading Heritage Foundation: Tool of the Apocalypse

Expanded domestic drilling and its ‘benefits’

We could drill everywhere in the U.S. and not meet our energy needs or reduce prices. The U.S. contains only 3 or 4 percent of the world's proven oil and gas reserves. As the U.S. Department of Interior has indicated, at the most, only 4 billion barrels of oil reserves lie off the entire Atlantic … Continue reading Expanded domestic drilling and its ‘benefits’