Energy Policy

Opinion Headlines

  1. Energy policy. “Wind Power is Intermittent, But Subsidies Are Eternal.” By Tim Phillips. [There is no need to extend a program that has cost U.S. taxpayers $7.3 billion over the past seven years.] 12-1-2014
  2. Energy policy. “The Global Shakeout From Plunging Oil.” By Daniel Yergin. [New supply – rather than demand – is dominating the market, and OPEC has been caught by surprise.] 12-1-2014
  3. Energy policy. “Go Ahead, Fill ‘Er Up.” By Philip Broughton.  A Book review of “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, “ by Alex Epstein (Portfolio, 248 pp, $27.95) [Renouncing oil and its byproducts would plunge civilization into a pre-industrial hell – a fact developing countries keenly realize.] 12-2-14
  4. Energy. “Who’s Afraid of Cheap Oil?”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  12-3-14
  5. Energy policy. “ ‘Peak Oil’ Debunked, Again.” [The world relearns that supply responds to necessity and price.] 12-5-14.nergy policy. “The Oilman to Thank at Your Next Fill-up” by Joseph Rago. [The ‘accidental CEO’ says even he underestimated the shale revolution, which will continue despite lower prices.] [‘There’s been a million frack jobs’ in the U.S. ‘with zero documented cases of damage to the drinking –water table.’] 12-6-14
  6. Energy. LTE. “The Peak of ‘Peak Oil’ Has Been Postponed Yet again.” 12-11-14
  7. Energy policy. “The Myth of the Carbon Investment ‘Bubble.’ “ by Nancy Meyer [Bad news for alarmists: Global integrated oil and gas companies since 2008 have traded at a 30% discount.] 1-12-15
  8. Energy Policy. “Oil Export Myths.” [Lifting the ban will increase U.S. supply and energy security.] 1-17-15
  9. Alaska. “Obama’s Trans-Alaska Oil Assault.” [He’s slowly starving the current pipeline so it will have to shut down.] 1-27-15
  10. Energy Policy. “LTE. “Export Oil for Lower Domestic Price..” 1-28-15
  11. Energy Policy. “The Feel-Good Folly of Fossil-Fuel Divestment.” By Daniel R. Fischel. [The only ones to suffer will be colleges that earn less money for research, services and student scholarships.] 2-10-15
  12. Energy policy. “Oil Export Folly.” [The U.S. ban is harming the oil patch and raising gasoline prices.] 3-14-15
  13. Energy Policy. LTE. “Time to Repeal the Oil Export Ban and the Jones Act?” 3-17-15
  14. Energy policy. LTE. “Fossil Fuels Have Their Place, but That Must Diminish.” 3-21-15
  15. Energy policy. LTE. “Adam Smith, Energy Independence and Oil Export Ban.” 3-21-15
  16. Energy Policy. LTE. “The Arctic Wildlife Refuge and U.S. Oil Independence.” 3-26-15
  17. Energy Policy. “Fossil Fuel Free Is No Country for the Poor.” By Donald J. Boudreaux. 3-28-15
  18. Energy Policy. “The Oil Export Ban: A Relic of the 1970s.” by John Hess. 4-25-15
  19. Energy Policy. “Rethinking the U.S. Surrender on Nuclear Power.” By Eric McFarland. [Russia and China are racing to profit from an energy source developed – and overregulated – in the West.] 4-28-15
  20. Energy policy. LTE. “No Premature Closure of Nuke Plants.” 4-30-15
  21. Energy policy. “Carbon Taxes in Revenue Fantasyland.” By Oren Cass. [There’s nothing neutral about plans for offsetting the added expenses. Let’s take a look at Yale’s new green brainstorm.] 5-1-2015.
  22. Energy Policy. LTE. “Don’t Surrender on Nuclear Power.” 5-8-15
  23. Energy. “Shell’s Arctic Drill Bit.” [It only took six years and $6 billion to get oil leases honored.] 5-16-15
  24. Energy Policy. “The Oil-Export Ban Harms National Security.” By Leon E. Panetta [The U.S. is willfully denying itself a tool that could prove vital in dealing with threats from Russia, Iran and others.] 5-20-15
  25. Energy Policy. “Fixing a Power Failure In the Shale Boom. “ by Robert Zubrin. [‘Flaring natural gas by burning it off is a big waste and needless pollutant. Time to harness that energy.] 5-29-15
  26. Energy Policy. “The Shale Boom Shifts Into Higher Gear.” By Donald L. Luskin [Oil production is becoming a modern manufacturing process, with frackers using the ‘just –in-time’ approach.] 6-1-15
  27. Energy policy. “Dirty Rotten Ethanol Scoundrels.” [The feds admit defeat on the mandate but pile on a new subsidy.] 6-8-15.
  28. Energy Policy. “America’s Self-Punishing Oil Export Ban.” By Harold Hamm. [More than 126,000 workers have lost their jobs, and that will double is the ban isn’t lifted.] 6-22-15
  29. Energy policy. “Obama’s Renewable-Energy Fantasy.” By Rupert Darwall. [Bill Gates recently noted that the cost of decarbonization using today’s technology is ‘beyond astronomical.’] 7-6-15
  30. Energy Policy. “States Are Unplugging Their Renewable-Energy Mandates.” By Donald Bryson and Jeff Gendening. [North Carolina and Kansas are the latest to suffer sticker shock from the price of politicians’ green dreams.] 7-11-15
  31. Energy. “What’s Giving the World Oil Market the Jitters.” By Daniel Yergin. [Topping the list are Greece, Iran, China – and, strand as it may seem, the U.S.] 7-11-15
  32. Energy. “Mexico’s Big Energy Breakthrough.” By Mary Anastasia O’Grady. [ Wednesday’s auction will break a state monopoly that has held back the economy for decades.] 7-13-15
  33. Energy. LTE. Renewable-Energy Mandates Should be Nonpartisan. 7-13-15
  34. Calif. “Sky-High California Gas Prices Have a Green Additive.” By Allysia Finley. [The national average is $2.76 a gallon, while Golden State drivers pay $3.88, Eco-virtue is expensive.] 7-18-15
  35. Energy Policy. LTE. “Wind Turbines as Electricity Source Aren’t Reliable.” 7-21-15
  36. Energy Policy. “Electric Car-Acid Test.” [Forcing poor rate-payers to subsidize green autos for the rich.] 8-11-15
  37. Energy Policy. “A Crude Victory.” [Banning America from exporting oil while allowing Iran to do it.] 8-15-15
  38. Energy Policy. LTE. “Selling Abroad Would Help Oil Jobs.” 8-15-15
  39. Energy Policy. “Obama’s Wind-Energy Lobby Gets Blown Away.” By Robert Bryce. [A California judge rules in favor of bald eagles and against 30-year permits to shred them.] 8-19-15
  40. Energy Policy. “Tom Steyer’s Stimulus,” [A California green scheme fails to create jobs or save energy.] 8-19-15
  41. Energy policy. “Political Target: Natural Gas.” [The methane rule is part of a regulatory wave to raise drilling costs.] 8-24-15
  42. Energy Policy. “In the Race for Arctic Energy, the U.S. and Russia Are Polar Opposites.” 8-26-15
  43. Energy Policy. Hillary. “Clinton’s Drilling Chill.” [[Arctic drilling, opinion]] 8-27-15
  44. Energy Policy. “Wind Towers Are Bad for Eagles and Other Flying Beasts.” 8-28-15
  45. Energy policy. LTE. “Skilled Workers Are in Short Supply.” 8-29-15
  46. Energy policy. LTE. “Green, ‘Alternative’ Energy Is Moving to the Big Time.” 8-29-15
  47. Energy Policy. “Big Solar’s Subsidy Bubble.” [Companies cash in on tax credits and ‘net-metering’ schemes.] .”] 8-31-15
  48. Energy Policy. “Consumer Reports Spends Its Juice, Badly.” By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. [The product reviewer raves that a new Tesla ‘broke’ its rating system, but the real culprit is in the mirror.] 8-29-15
  49. Energy Policy. LTE. “Tighter Methane Regulations Won’t Kill Gas Drilling.” 8-31-15
  50. Energy. “Oil Export Momentum.” [A federal study says repealing a ban won’t raise gasoline prices.] 9-2-15
  51. Energy. “The Saudis Gambled and Texas Won.” [Energy innovators across the U.S. will always beat those who bet against capitalism.] 9-1-15
  52. Energy Policy. Bureaucrats. “The Coldest Regulatory Climate on Earth.” [Shell abandons offshore Alaska after spending $7 billion since 2007.] 9-29-15
  53. Energy Policy.   LTE. “Reducing Carbon Without Reducing Quality.” 10-6-15
  54. Energy. LTE. “Much Alternate Energy Isn’t All That Green.” 10-7-15
  55. Big Govt. “The Feds Go Turbo.” [A new study shows how Energy rules raise costs for consumers.] 10-9-15
  56. Energy. LTE. “It’s Harder to Reach Carbon Goals With Pilgrim Closure.” 10-23-15
  57. Energy. LTE. “Solar Power Has a Role in Helping the Poor.” 10-30-15
  58. Energy Policy. “Big Oil’s Windfall Losses.” [As prices fall and layoffs rise, politicians aren’t blaming ‘speculators.’] 11-6-15
  59. Energy Policy. LTE. “Gasoline Prices and Pricing By Supply and Demand.” 11-7-15
  60. Energy. “Keystone Is a Fake Green Victory.” By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. [If abundant fossil fuels is what affords such victories, well, you see the paradox.] 11-11-15
  61. Energy.  Obama. “Obama’s Appalachian Tragedy.” By Paul H. Tice. [The president’s anti-coal policies have devastated West Virginia. Since 2009, 332 mines have closed.] 12-1-15
  62. Energy. LTE. “The Good and Less Good of Ethanol Mandate.” 11-21-15
  63. Energy. “How Wind Farms Blow Away Rights on Real Farms.” By Blake Hurst. [One company wants to put a 140-foot power pole in my friend’s yard – by force, using eminent domain.] 12-5-15
  64. Energy. “The Oil-Patch Bust.” [The jobs and company carnage is growing as Congress dawdles over the export ban.] 12-11-2015
  65. Energy.   LTE “Windmills Have Direct Benefits for Farmers.” 12-15-15
  66. Energy. “The Global Battle for Oil Market Share.” By Daniel Yergin. [Iran and its rivals vie for advantage amid low prices, oversupply and the likely end of the U.S. export ban.] 12-16-15
  67. Energy. LTE. “It Will Be Pure, but How Will Vermont Foot the Bill?” 12-22-15
  68. Energy. LTE. “Solar Energy Is the Future: You Can’t Stop It.” 1-4-16
  69. Energy. “The Corn-Fed Albatross Called Ethanol.” By Merrill Matthews. [“…Replacing the 18 billion gallons of ethanol under the EPA’s 2016 RFS with roughly 18 billion gallons of gasoline would reduce the oil glut and improve the nation’s carbon footprint…”] 1-6-16
  70. Energy. “Don’t Blame Oil for Global Chaos.” By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. [Cheap energy is a symptom, not a cause, of the world’s geopolitical mess.] 1-6-16
  71. Energy policy. “Keystone No, Kenya Pipeline Yes.” [The U.S. says it wants to help finance an oil pipeline in Africa.] 1-11-16
  72. Energy Policy. “Why We’re Suing Obama Over Keystone.” By Kristine Delkus. [The president canceled the pipeline in a purely political move that violated the law and the U.S. Constitution.] 1-14-16
  73. Energy. “After the Carnage, Shale Will Rise Again.” By Mark P. Mills. [Vast swaths of shale will be profitable with oil at about $40 a barrel, and the nimble industry is ready.] 1-19-16
  74. Energy policy. “Fixing the Methane Leaks That Deflate Natural-Gas Gains.” By Fred Krupp. [The Aliso Canyon disaster does as much climate damage daily as four coal-fired power plants.] 2-4-16
  75. Energy. “Pulling the Plug on Obama’s Power Plan.” By David B. Rivkin Jr., and Andrew M. Grossman. [The Supreme Court sent a clear message: Your clean-energy strong-arming campaign must stop.] 2-11-16
  76. Energy. LTE. “Methane Leaks: Major Distraction, Minor Ill.” 2-16-16
  77. Energy. LTE. “Two Well-Intentioned Aims and Laws Collide.” [wind turbines vs. birds]. 2-16-16
  78. Energy. LTE. “Renewables, Regulations and Old King Coal.” 3-7-16
  79. Energy.  Fracking.  Hillary. “Clinton Against American Energy.” [The Democrat says she would regulate fracking out of existence.] 3-8-16
  80. Energy. “’Keep It in the Ground.’” [Obama reneges on his offshore oil lease off the Atlantic coast.] 3-16-16
  81. Energy. LTE. “ Be Glad About Diverse Alternate-Fuel Vehicles.” 3-22-16.
  82. Energy. “Kicking the Oil Business When It’s Down.” By Paul H. Tice. [Rising regulatory scrutiny of banks that lend to energy companies is tightening the screws on fossil fuels.] 4-5-16
  83. Energy. “Rocky Mountain Sense.” [A fracking decision in Colorado is a win for good public policy.] 5-3-16
  84. Energy. LTE. “History of Energy Forecasts Leaves Room For Humility.”   5-11-16
  85. Energy. “An Ill Wind: Open Season on Bald Eagles.” By Robert Bryce. [Sacrificing 4,200 of the birds a year for green energy sounds fine to regulators.] 5-16-16
  86. Energy. LTE. “The Market May Crowd Out the OPEC Cartel.” 5-24-16
  87. Energy Policy. “TransCanada Sues Obama on Keystone.”  [Strung along for seven years, the company wants its money back.] 7-1-16
  88. Energy. LTE.  “Natural-Gas Vehicles Will Lower Emissions.”  7-27-16
  89. Energy. “Democrats Used to Like Natural-Gas Energy.  Not Anymore.”  By Karen Alderman Harbert.  [Clinton helped rewrite the Democratic platform on energy in ways that make Obama look moderate.]  7-27-16
  90. Energy. “The Trans-Alaska Pipeline Will Dry Up without New Oil.”  By Thomas Barrett.  [New drill sites are needed to replace mature ones.  But that requires Obama administration approval.]  7-30-16
  91. Energy. “Another Gusher in Cowboyistan.” [Apache’s ‘Alpine High’ oil field shows the power of unplanned markets.] 9-9-16
  92. Energy. “Chief Obama and the Dakota Pipeline.”  [A case study in why the U.S. doesn’t build more infrastructure.]  9-14-16
  93. Energy. LTE.  “Dakota Access Followed the Permitting Rules.”  9-23-16
  94. Energy. “It’s Time for the Feds to Get Out of Indian Country.” By Terry L. Anderson and Shawn Regan.  [A permit to develop energy resources requires 49 steps on tribal lands and just four steps off reservations.]  10-8-16
  95. Energy Policy. LTE “Time to Ditch the BIA, Move to Real Progress.” 10-14-16
  96. Energy. “Trimming Oil Output Won’t Keep OPEC States Afloat.”  By Gary Sernovitz.  [American frackers have put petrostates like Saudi Arabia under serious pressure, making reform – or revolution – more likely.]  10-18-16
  97. Energy. LTE.  “Don’t’ Bet Against Saudis In Oil Market-Share War.” 10-22-16
  98. Energy policy. “Green Elites Face Trump Threat.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [A chance to clean up rampant cronyism in the energy sector won’t soon return.]  11-9-16
  99. Energy. “A Trump U.S. Energy Boom.”  [He can open Arctic and Atlantic drilling that Obama has shut down.]  11-26-16
  100. Energy. “Obama’s Last Stand.”  [The White House tries to kill another pipeline for U.S. oil.]  12-6-16
  101. Energy policy. “What the Dakota Pipeline Is Really About.”  By Kevin Cramer.  [The standoff isn’t about tribal rights or water, but a White House that ignores the rule of law.]  12-7-16
  102. Energy. “High-Energy Rick Perry.”  [Revive Yucca Mt.’s nuclear waste site, then close Energy down.]  12-15-16Energy. “Obama’s ‘Permanent’ Drilling Freeze.”  [He claims his latest executive order can’t be repealed- ever.]  12-22-16
  103. Energy. (Bookshelf by R. Tyler Priest)  “Wanted: Swing Producer.”  “Crude Volatility by Robert McNally.”  [Volatility in the price of the world’s most essential commodity – oil – is perilous.  Buckle up for our new boom and bust era.]  1-26-17
  104. Energy. “Saudi Arabia Puts U.S. Energy Producers to a Test – and They Ace It.” By Mark P. Mills. [It’s entirely feasible for America to become a far bigger oil exporter, even one of the biggest.] 3-28-17
  105. Energy. “Trump’s Energy Progress.” [A new executive order stops Obama’s war on fossil fuels.] 3-29-17
  106. Energy policy. “Icahn’t Believe It’s an Ethics Conflict.” [Democrats lambaste Carl Icahn for agreeing with them.] 4-1-17 [Re: EPA, “RINs” prices, ethanol, energy policy]
  107. Energy. “Thanks for Giving Me Your Tax Money.” By Robert Bryce. [“…I’m opposed to all energy subsidies – unless, of course, I’m the one collecting them…”] 4-19-17
  108. Energy. “Offshore Drilling Blowout Preventer.” [A new rule would damage Trump’s plans for more U.S. energy.] 4-19-17
  109. Energy. “Springtime Out of Paris.”  [Staying in Obama’s climate accord risks Trump’s energy plans.]  4-27-17
  110. Energy. “The Struggle Behind Oil’s Ups and Downs”  by Daniel Yergin.  [We likely won’t see $100 a barrel again. The industry has been recalibrated to a lower price level.]  5-17-17
  111. Energy. “West Coast Natural Gas Coup.”  [Oregon voters reject a ban on an LNG export terminal.]  FBI.  “The Special Counsel Mistake.”  [Rosenstein bends to political pressure, and here we go again.] 5-18-17
  112. Energy. “Lessons of the Energy Export Boom.” [Steve Bannon owes Paul Ryan an apology on the oil-export ban.] 6-16-17
  113. Energy. “An Environment of Destruction.”  By Jillian Kay Melchior. [Criminal tactics have become a regular feature of pipeline protests over the past year.]  8-11-2017
  114. Energy. “Why Georgia Sticks With Nuclear Power.”  By Tim Echols.  [It’s a hedge against a low-carbon future – and much more.]  8-18-17
  115. Energy. “Cuomo’s Natural Gas Blockade.” [New York’s Governor is raising energy costs for millions of Americans.] 8-24-17 (With graph: Natural gas production in four eastern states 1995-2016)
  116. Energy Policy. “Pruitt’s Clean Power Break.”  [Dismantling Obama’s regulatory attempt to kill fossil fuels.]  10-9-17
  117. Energy. “The Clean Power Plan’s Counterfeit Benefits.”  By Steve Milloy.  [The Obama EPA claimed its regulation would have a $55 billion payout.  You’ll never believe how.]  10-16-17
  118. Energy. “Trump Caves on Ethanol.”  [The biofuels lobby overwhelms a core campaign promise.]  10-23-17
  119. Energy Policy. “My Kingdom for a Renewable Energy Source.”  By Lee E. Ohanian and Ted Temzelides.  [What the 19th-century British horses teach us about free markets.]  11-13-17
  120. Energy. “How Local Utilities Gamed the Natural-Gas Market.”  By Fred Krupp.  [They booked large orders and then canceled at the last minute, which pushed electric prices up by 20%]  11-17-17
  121. Energy. “Germany’s Green Energy Meltdown.”  [Voters promised a revolution get coal and high prices instead.]  11-18-17
  122. Energy. LTE.  “The Hidden Costs of Wind-Power Subsidies.”  11-22-17   (see “Taxes”  Nov. 11 here   )
  123. Energy. “America’s New Energy Diplomacy.”  [Liquefied natural gas exports weaken Russia’s regional influence.]  11-28-17
  124. Energy. LTE.  “Some Inconvenient Truths of Wind and Solar.”  12-8-17 [“…Yet the 52,000 U.S. wind turbines (The Cuisinarts of the air) grind up protected and unprotected birds and bats…”]  12-8-17
  125. Energy. “Ethanol Hostages on Capitol Hill.”  [Energy policy favoritism imperils Trump’s nominees – again.]  12-9-17
  126. Energy. “North Dakota’s Pipeline Payoff.”  [Six months later, the Dakota Access Pipeline proves its value.]  12-30-17
  127. Energy. “Free Trade Has Been a Boon for Energy Independence”  by Merrill Matthews.  [NAFTA delivers a triple win for the U.S., Canadian and Mexican oil and natural-gas industries.]  1-2-18
  128. Energy. “Trump’s Offshore Energy Opening.” [No other developed nation has comparable offshore drilling limits.] 1-5-18
  129. Energy. “Drilling in Alaska Is Good for the Earth.” By Thomas Landstreet. [It’s greener than fracking and less risky than deep-water rigs.] 1-11-18
  130. Energy. “A Biofuels Bankruptcy.” [The renewable fuel standards suffocate a Philadelphia refiner.] 1-25-18
  131. Energy. “Drilled, Baby, Drilled.” [A decade ago Barack Obama mocked Sarah Palin. Who was right?]   2-2-18
  132. Energy. “The Governor and Louisiana Lawyers Plot an Energy Shakedown.” By Allysia Finley. [Their demand: Fork over billions to restore the eroding coastline or brave a drawn-out battle.] 3-3-18
  133. Energy. LTE. “Boston Gets Russian Gas Amid U.S. Boom.” 3-20-18
  134. Energy. “How Tariffs Dampen the Energy Boom.” By Rupert Darwall. [A trade war would prevent American manufacturers from taking advantage of abundant hydrocarbons.] 3-22-18
  135. Energy. “Fossil-Fuel Divestment Is Futile.” By Paul H. Tice. [If climate activists have their way, oil prices will rise – and so will stocks in energy companies.] 5-30-18
  136. Energy.  “Rick Perry’s Obama Imitation.”  [His intrusion to save coal and nuclear plants is as bad as renewable subsidies.]  6-6-18
  137. Energy Policy.  “The Social Benefits of Fossil Fuels Far Outweigh the Costs.”  By Joseph L. Bast and Peter Ferrara.  [In expensive power enables technological marvels, and even global warming has positive effects.]  6-14-18
  138. Energy. “Half a Cheer for Trump’s Coal Order.” By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. [Critics have better fixes for grid stability, but try getting them past NIMBYs.] 6-20-18
  139. Energy. “A California Billionaire Sets Michigan’s Energy Policy.” By Jason Hayes. [Tom Steyer cuts a deal with utilities to promote alternative fuels, obviating the need for voter input.] 6-23-18
  140. Energy.  “Pipeline Builders Abuse Eminent Domain.”  By Robert McNamara and David Bookbinder.  [How FERC denies landowners the right to meaningful appeal.]  7-20-18
  141. Energy.  “Standing Rock Redux.”  [Green activists oppose a pipeline that would reduce oil spills.]  7-23-18
  142. Energy.  “Trump Is right on Nord Stream 2]  by David B. Rivkin Jr. and Miomir Zuzul.  [An all-out effort to block the pipeline offers an opportunity to restore credibility after Helsinki.]  7-23-18
  143. Energy.  “Trump Gives Farmers a Jolt of Fuel.”  By Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst.  [The administration scraps an anti-ethanol mandate.] 10-17-18
  144. Energy.  “Peak Embarrassment in War on Oil.”  [New York’s AG claims that Exxon Mobil has been lying to itself.]  10-26-18
  145. Energy.  Keystone Pipeline. “A Judicial Keystone Kop.”  [The anti-Trump legal resistance expands to the oil pipeline.]  11-14-18
  146. Energy.  “A Green Logrolling Classic.”  [Offshore wind for 78 cents a kilowatt-hour.  On the open market:  3 cents.]  11-19-18
  147. Energy.  “How American Fracking Changes the World.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [Low energy prices enhance U.S. power at the expense of Moscow and Tehran.]  11-27-18
  148. Energy.  “How America Broke OPEC.”  [Lessons from the U.S. rise to be the world’s largest oil producer.]  12-15-18
  149. Energy.  “Ryan Zinke’s Parting Gift.” (ANWR drilling) 12-26-18
  150. Energy.  “Cuomo’s cold Weather Tax.”  [His natural-gas blockade is raising costs across the Northeast.]  2-6-19
  151. Energy.  “The Nuclear Option Is The Real Green Deal.”  By John Rie and Alan Emery.  [A coal plant produces about as much toxic waste in an hour as a nuclear plant produces in a year.] 2-26-19
  152. Energy.  “Hickenlooper Up the Middle.”  [The Coloradan won’t ban fossil fuels.  Can he persuade Democrats?]  3-5-19
  153. Energy.  “When There’s Too Much Sun and Wind.”  By Rupert Darwall.  [The biggest danger of renewable energy is overproduction.]  3-11-19
  154. Energy Policy.  “Entrenching the Obama Presidency.”  [A federal judge rules that Trump can’t revoke Obama’s oil drilling ban.]  4-6-19
  155. Energy Policy.  “A Goal for Iran’s Oil Exports:  Aero.”  [American frackers can reduce the impact of higher crude prices.]  4-23-19
  156. Energy.  “Germany’s Dirty Green Cars.  [“…a popular electric car releases more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than a comparable diesel engine…]  4-24-19
  157. Energy.  “What if Green Energy Isn’t the Future?”  by Mark P. Mills.  [There’s reason Warren Buffett decided to bet $10 billion on the future of oil and natural gas.]  5-20-19
  158. Energy. “Offshore Oil Is Crucial for U.S. Security. By Jim Webb and Jim Nicholson. 7-16-19
  159. Energy. “If You Want ‘Renewable Energy,” Get Ready to Dig.” By Mark P. Mills. [Building one wind turbine requires 900 tons of steel, 2,500 tones of concrete and 45 tons of plastic.] 8-6-19
  160. Energy. “Long Live the Incandescent Bulb.” [The energy Department will now allow you to choose your lighting.] 9-7-19
  161. Energy. “Unlocking Arctic Energy Is Vital for Alaska – and America.” By Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan and Don Young. [Congress should proceed with its plan to allow careful oil exploration on the Last Frontier’s coast.] 9-12-19
  162. Energy. “Don’t Panic Over the Saudi Attack and the Oil Supply.” By Donald L. Luskin and Michael Warren. [OPEC would have had to cut out put anyway, given the dramatic increase in American production.] 9-18-19
  163. Energy. “Trump Hasn’t Solved the Pipeline Crisis.” By Paul H. Tice. [Climate-change politics threaten American energy independence and could produce fuel shortages.] 10-9-19
  164. Energy. “Make Dishwashers That Clean Again.” ‘The Energy Department wants to give consumers an appliance choice.] 10-14-19
  165. Energy. “Greens Against Solar Power.” 1-4-20
  166. Energy. “The Best-Laid Energy Plans.” [The feds bet $737 million on a salt tower for solar power. You’ll never guess the result.] 1-17-20
  167. Energy. “Better Pipes for Safer Oil Transport.” [Minnesota regulators a[p[prove a greener way to move fossil fuels.] 2-11-20
  168. Energy. “Let Putin and MBS Both Lose.” By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. [The American shale industry will almost certainly outlive either man’s rule.] 3-11-20
  169. Energy. “The Fossil Fuel-Virus Nexus.” Not. [Biden embraces a flawed study to attack oil and gas production.] 5-5-20
  170. Energy. “Who Needs Oil When Even OPEC Telecommutes?” [Changes wrought by the pandemic could dampen global demand for years and kill American shale.] 5-11-20
  171. Energy. “Will Canada Send Oil and Gas Packing?” by Mary Anastasia O’Grady. [Prices have stabilized but recovery in energy requires a signal of support from Ottawa.]   6-1-20
  172. Energy.  “Banks’ Energy Boycott Is an Antitrust Problem.”  By c.  Boyden Gray.  [Radical groups organize an effort to starve oil and gas companies of capital.  That raises prices for consumers.]   7-15-20
  173. Energy.  “Why Putin Loves America’s Greens.  [Europe fast-tracks Nord Stream 2 as the left blocks U.S. pipelines.]   7-15-20
  174. Energy.  “An Alaska Oil Opening, at Last.”  [Interior opens ANWR for oil leases, after only 30 years of trying.]   8-18-20
  175. Energy.  “California’s Blackout Warning.”  [“…The Sacramento Democrats want to take this policy nationwide via Joe Biden, so prepare for hot summer nights.”]   8-17-20
  176. Energy Policy.  “That Old Black Magic.”  (Bookshelf by Mark P. Mills.)  “Oilcraft.”  By Robert Vitalis. [How the myths of scarcity and security haunt U.S. energy policy and keep it tied to the puppet strings of the House of Saud.]  8-24-20
  177. Energy.  “Clean Power, No thanks to Al Gore.”  By Andy Kessler.  [Nuclear energy took a leap toward being cost-effective.  Yet the green lobby hasn’t noticed.] 9-21-20
  178. Energy.  “Nevada Does a California.”  [A steep renewable energy mandate would mean higher electricity costs and shortages..]   10-27-20
  179. Energy.  “Biden’s First Fracking Test.”  [Will he allow a proposed port for LNG to go through as planned?]   1-11-21
  180. Energy.  “A Deep Green Freeze.”  [“…The Biden Administration’s plan to banish fossil fuels is a greater existential threat to Americans than climate change.”]  2-16-21
  181. Energy. “Texas Spins Into the Wind.”  [An electricity grid that relies on renewables also needs nuclear or coal.]  2-18-21
  182. Energy.  “Biden Rescues Texas With … Oil.”  [The feds dispatch diesel generators to ease the Lone Star deep freeze.]   2-20-21
  183. Energy.  “Texas-Style Blackouts Are the Future.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [The grid is designed to shut down, and we’re designing it to shut down more often.]   2-20-21
  184. Energy.  “More Green Blackouts Ahead.”  [Biden’s regulators are ignoring the electrical grid’s vulnerability.]    2-24-21
  185. Energy.  “Texas Power Crisis Points to Wider Dangers.”  By L.R. Sridhar.  [Regulations forbid utilities from building energy resiliency.]   2-25-21
  186. Energy.  “Big Oil ‘Friends’ the Carbon Tax.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [In the dance of the decades, one good result from greens losing their minds.]   3-3-21
  187. Energy Policy.  “Texas’ Blackouts Blew In on the Wind.”  By Wayne Christian.  [The grid nearly failed because of an energy mix weighted toward unreliable sources of power.]   3-20-21
  188. Energy.  “Railing Against the Wind.”  [Biden cancels offshore projects amid local political opposition.]   4-21-21
  189. Energy.  “Rural America Gets Bad Vibrations From Big Wind.”  By Robert Bryce.  [Turbines are popular so long as no one has to see their giant blades or hear the awful noise they make.]   5-6-21
  190. Energy.  “Biden’s Not-So-Clean Energy Transition.”  By Mark P. Mills.  [The International Energy Agency exposes the hidden environmental costs and infeasibility of going green.]   5-12-21
  191. Energy.  “The Ethanol Gasoline Tax.”  [The policy that is raising pump prices about 30 nets a gallon.]   5-15-21
  192. Energy.  “Pipeline Politics Threatens Energy Up North.”  By David Jacobson and Gary Dorer.  [Michigan’s Whitmer tries to shut down a fuel artery to Canada.]   5-18-21
  193. Energy.  “The Proxy Coup at Exxon.”  [Two board challengers win, but fossil fuels aren’t going away.]   5-27-21
  194. Energy.  “The Climate Yawns at Exxon ‘Coup.’”  by Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [An activist fund wants an oil giant to stop producing oil – except if it’s profitable.]  6-2-21
  195. Energy.  “America’s Energy Gift to Dictators.”  [China, Russia and Iran will exploit the U.S. retreat on fossil fuels.]  6-10-21
  196. Energy.  “The California and Texas Greenouts.”  [Renewables show again that they aren’t reliable to power the grid.]   6-17-21
  197. Energy.  “The ‘Transition’ From Oil.”  (Bookshelf by Mark P. Mills.)  “Energy’s Digital Future.”   By Amy Myers Jaffe.   [Transnational elites and American politicos want society to rearrange the energy market.  For ‘society’ read ‘government.’]   6-23-21
  198. Energy.  “Biden’s Prairie Chicken Fillet.”  [The feds use the Endangered Species Act to block fossil fuels.]  6-23-21
  199. Energy.  “’Drill, Baby, Drill’ Is the Future.” By Andy Kessler.  [Fracking techniques could be used to generate energy with no carbon emissions.]  6-28-21
  200. Energy.  “OPEC, Biden and Gas Prices.”  [The President wants the cartel to pump more oil, but the U.S. to pump less.]   7-7-21
  201. Energy.  The Keystone XL Goes to Court.”  [The pipeline’s owner wants $15 billion to redress Biden’s arbitrary permit withdrawal.]   7-9-21
  202. Energy.  “Deb Haaland’s Oil and Gas Stall.”  [The Interior Secretary ignores a federal judge on drilling leases.]    7-24-21
  203. Energy.  “Joe Biden Wants OPEC to Drill.”  [The White House pleads for more foreign oil.  In the US.?  Not so much.]   8-12-21
  204. Energy.  “Hurricane Ida’s Resilience Lesson.”  [Spending to protect against extreme weather beats green boondoggles.]   8-31-21
  205. Energy.  “Get Ready for the Blackouts.”  By Robert Bryce.  [Mismanagement and the push for renewables are degrading the reliability of the U.S. electrical grid.]   9-8-21
  206. Energy.  “How Much Radiation Is Too Much?”  by Robert Hargraves.  [Regulators have set exposure limits way too low, inspiring irrational fear of a cheap, clean energy source.]   9-22-21
  207. Energy.  “Biden’s Energy Price Shock.”  [His policies are already contributing to global oil supply shortages.]   9-30-21
  208. Energy.  “Deregulation and U.S. Energy Independence.”  By Paul M. Dabbar.  [Fracking and an end to the oil-export ban turned America into a global powerhouse.]   10-6-21
  209. Energy.  “Oil Prices and Bad Policy.”  [A Biden ban on oil exports would make the supply shortage worse.]   10-12-21
  210. Elections.  “Two States Find Ballot Mischief.”   10-13-21
  211. Elections.  “Obama’s Gerrymander Fable.”  By Karl Rove.  [When he and Holder say they want ‘fair’ maps, they mean maps that favor Democrats.]   10-14-21
  212. Energy.  “Biden’s Power Over Energy.”  By Tristan Abbey.  [Will ‘bold’ action against climate change include abuse of his national-security authority?]   10-18-21
  213. Energy.  “Energy Crisis Hobbles Biden’s Green Agenda.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [His climate policy would yield a windfall for Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia.]   10-19-21
  214. Energy.  “Solar and Wind Force Poverty on Africa.”  By Yoweri K. Museveni.   10-25-21
  215. Energy.  “Democrats Threaten to Send Winter Shivers Through Michigan.”  By Jason Hayes.  [Shutting down a vital pipeline would endanger the environment and cause energy prices to rise.”  11-14-21
  216. Energy.  “’Net Zero’ will Make Wall Street Richer at Main Street’s Expense.”  By Joshua Rauh and Mels de Zeeuw.  [Follow the money and note who benefits from creating an artificial demand for renewable energy.]  11-14-21
  217. Energy.  LTE.  “Who falls for Biden’s Gas-Price Blame Game?”   11-23-21
  218. Energy.  “Strategic Political Oil Reserve.”  [“…Mr. Biden’s SPR withdrawal is intended to give the appearance of doing something about prices while actually doing nothing.”]   11-24-21
  219. Energy.  “Stupid Inflation Tricks, Round 2.”  [An energy executive instructs Sen. Warren on natural gas prices and CO2 emissions.]  12-9-21
  220. Energy. “Biden Raises the Ethanol Gas Tax.”  [Higher renewable fuel mandates may put refiners out of business.]  12-16-21
  221. Energy.  “John Kerry’s Financial Crusade Against Oil and Gas.”  By Andy Puzder.  [Public officials have told the climate envoy to stop trying to raise energy costs for U.S. consumers.]  12-16-21
  222. Energy.  “The Electric-Vehicle Push Empowers China.”  By Robert Bryce.  [Instead of using its own energy reserves, the U.S. is betting on its rival’s rare earths.]  12-24-21
  223. Energy.  “Today’s Soaring Energy Prices Are Only the Beginning.”  By Bjorn Lomborg.  [Current ‘net zero’ plans will cost many trillions while doing little to slow global warming.]  1-6-22
  224. Energy.  “If You Want Clean Power, Go Fission.”  By Robert Hargraves.  [Nuclear accidents happen, but the risk of harm is minimal.]  1-27-22
  225. Energy.  “Congrats, You’ve Won a Higher Electric Bill!”  by James Hanley.  [Yonkers, N.Y., pulls a green-energy fast one on residents.]   1-31-22
  226. Energy.  “Should We Grow Up About Energy.”  By Holman w. Jenkins, Jr.  [Joe Biden, Europe’s fracking failures, and scientist who don’t want to know about aerosols.]   2-26-22
  227. Energy.  “A Lesson in Energy Masochism.”  [Here’s how Europe made itself vulnerable to Putin’s gas blackmail.]  3-2-22
  228. Energy.  “Let Alaska Sell American Energy to the World.”  By Harry Brower Jr. and Josiah Patkotak.  [Biden’s limits on North Slope drilling have made the Ukraine war much costlier to Europe and U.S.]  3-5-22
  229. Energy.  “Biden’s Fossil-Fuel Blockade.”  [His administration still refuses to hold onshore drilling lease sales.]  3-5-22
  230. Energy.  “ESG May Be an Antitrust Violation.”  By Mark Brnovich.  [I’m investigating a coordinated effort to allocate markets.]   3-7-22
  231. Energy.  “Biden’s Bizarre Oil Diplomacy.”  [He courts Venezuela and the Saudis, but not U.S. or Canadian producers.]   3-8-22
  232. Energy.  “Biden’s U.S. Oil Embargo.’  [His assault on domestic energy works against his ban on Russian imports.]  3-9-22
  233. Energy. “Democrats for Higher Gas Prices.”  [Senators propose a windfall-profits tax to reduce oil production.]   3-12-22
  234. Energy.  “Biden Eyes Venezuelan Oil.”  By Mary Anastasia O’Grady.  [The administration seeks engagement with Maduro’s criminal regime.]   3-14-22
  235. Energy.  “Biden’s War on Oil Hits Consumers.”  By Harold Hamm.  [The American energy industry is ready to help if Washington stops trying to put us out of business.]   3-14-22
  236. Energy.  “A Question for President Biden.”   3-15-22
  237. Energy.  “Why U.S. Producers Aren’t Solving the Energy Crisis.”  By Paul H. Tice.  [The crash of 2020 and the pressure of climate politics led them to reconsider their business models.]   3-16-22
  238. Energy.  “Biden’s Vast Oil Conspiracy.”   3-17-22
  239. Energy.  “Mugged by Energy Reality.”  [FERC reverses itself on a climate rule for approving gas pipelines.]   3-25-22
  240. Energy.  “Biden’s Great Energy Contradiction.”  [He wants more gas from Europe from U.S. companies he wants to put out of business.]  3-26-22
  241. Energy.  “A Strategic Political Petroleum Release.”  [Biden tries everything to cut gas prices, except what would work.]  4-1-22
  242. Energy.  “You’ll Miss Fossil Fuels When They’re Gone.”  By Allysia Finley.  [Progressives may loathe oil and gas, but modern life doesn’t work without them.]   4-5-22
  243. Energy.  “Biden’s Ethanol Gas Price Trick.”   4-13-22
  244. Energy.  “Biden’s Blame Game Will Raise Oil Prices.”  By James W. Coleman.  [Democrats’ bluster about ‘corporate greed’ is scaring away the investors needed to expand energy supplies.]   4-14-22
  245. Energy.  “An Oil Leasing Fig Leaf.”  [“…The Administration as usual is restricting oil and gas development while pretending that’s not what it’s doing.”]  4-18-22
  246. Energy.  “The Coming Green-Energy Inflation.”  By Mark P. Mills.  [Demand for metals and other commodities will keep skyrocketing unless mandates are reversed.]  4-18-22
  247. Energy.  “A Bipartisan Emery Deal.?”  [Overriding Biden’s NEPA rules blockade is essential.]  5-3-22
  248. Energy.  “New York Leads America off an Energy Cliff.  By Claudia Tenney.  [Biden is following Andrew Cuomo’s example, with predictable results.]   5-12-22
  249. Energy.  “Biden’s Green-Energy Industrial Policy.  [The President has two words to save the world:  solar power.]   6-7-22
  250. Energy.  “Why Energy Companies Won’t Produce.”  By Wayne Stoltenberg and Merrill Matthews.  [They expect the war on fossil fuels to resume when the current crisis ends.]   6-9-22
  251. Energy.  “How the U.S. Turned the Tables on OPEC.”  By Paul M. Abbar.  [Our energy dominance came from innovation, pro-supply policies, and private investment.]   6-10-22
  252. Energy.  “The Costly Contradictions of Biden’s Crusade for Green Energy.”  By Thomas j. Duesterberg.  [The assault on fossil fuels distorts or undermines many other domestic and international priorities.]   6-13-22
  253. Energy.  Energy Panic Only Serves Putin.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [Adaptability needs to be the rediscovered strength of the West’s market economies.]   6-22-22
  254. Energy.  “Biden Got the Energy Market He Wanted.”  By Karl Rove.  [Since day one, he’s tried to limit fossil-fuel supplies, and we’re all paying for it.]   6-23-22
  255. Energy.  “The Global Search for Energy Security.”  By Daneiel Yergin.  [As inflaton soars, the West is finally getting serious about a goal it abandoned years ago.]   7-7-22
  256. Energy.  “Is a Carbon Tax the Only Way to Stop the Greens?”  by Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [America’s energy crisis is really an infrastructure crisis, and activist maumauing is to blame.]   7-9-22
  257. Energy.  “GOP Gambit Could Build U.S. Energy Back Better.”  [Republicans can use budget reconciliation to force politically difficult votes on energy policy.]  7-12-22
  258. Energy.  “Nuclear Power Could Heat Your Home.”  By Robert Hargraives.  [Generating steam via ‘cogeneration’ is a promising alternative.]   7-14-22
  259. Energy.  “Biden, Iran, and the Crown Prince.”  [The President wouldn’t have to seek Saudi oil if he unleashed America’s.]   7-15-22
  260. Energy.  “#CaliforniaPowerProblems Hit Texas.”  [Another state where unreliable renewables lead to power outages.]   7-16-22
  261. Energy.  “The Global Nuclear Comeback.”  By Christopher Barnard.  7-19-22
  262. Energy.  “Export Ban Would Mean Higher U.S. Gas Prices.”  By Kyle Isakower.  [Restricting refined-product exports could force American allies to make friends with Russia.]  7-28-22
  263. Energy.  “West Virginia vs. Political Banks.”  [The state won’t do business with firms that blacklist fossil fuels.]   7-30-22
  264. Energy.  “Manchin’s Mountain Valley Dream.”  [The Senator pitches reforms that won’t stop anti-fossil fuel lawsuits.]   8-3-22
  265. Energy.  Energy.  “Fewer Cures, Costlier Energy.”  By Stephen Moore and Tomas J. Philipson.  [The so-called Inflation Reduction Act has at its heart the most foolish trade-off imaginable.]  8-8-22
  266. Energy.  “Capito vs. Manchin on Coal.”  [The GOP Senator kills language that might have killed the industry.]   8-11-22
  267. Energy.  “The Spinning of Virginia’s Wind Farm.”  [If the weather doesn’t cooperate, Dominion wants consumers to pay.]   8-22-22
  268. Energy.  “No Fun in the California Sun.”  [The state says don’t charge the EVs we’ll soon force you to buy.]   9-1-22
  269. Energy.  “Our Friendly Neighborhood Nuclear Reactor.”  By Ark Naida. [Monroe, Mich, wasn’t fazed by a partial meltdown in 1965.]   9-13-22
  270. Energy.  “Biden Freezes Oil and Gas Leases.”  [Interior uses ‘sue and settle’ to suspend Trump-era approvals.]   9-14-22
  271. Energy.  “Where’s the Permitting Bill, Joe?”  [Everyone is still waiting as the Sept. 30 deadline looms.]   9-20-22
  272. Energy.  “Biden’s America Is Running on Empty.”  By Alexander Zemek.  [U.S. petroleum reserves haven’t been this low since 1984.]   9-23-22
  273. Energy.  “Manchin’s Permitting Bust.”  [He gets the Mountain Valley Pipeline, but not much for everyone else.]  9-24-22
  274. Energy.  “Obama Led Germany Into Putin’s Energy Trap.”   By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [America’s exciting new president inspired the world to junk carbon taxes in favor of green pork.]   9-24-22
  275. Energy.  “Both Parties Should Support My Permitting-Reform Bill.”  By Joe Manchin.  [It will help secure our energy future by slashing the time it takes to build critical infrastructure.]   9-26-22
  276. Energy.  “The Permitting Bill’s Poison Pill.”  [Manchin would let the feds socialize the cost of renewables on states.]   9-27-22
  277. Energy.   “You Can’t Eat Without Natural Gas.“  by Heidi Heitkamp.  [The U.S. has the world’s largest proven reserves, but a lack of infrastructure is hindering production.]  9-29-22
  278. Energy.  “OPEC’s October Surprise.”  [Gasoline prices will rise again if the Saudis slash production.]   10-4-22
  279. Energy.  “The Best Defense Against the Energy Weapon:  Big Oil.”  By Wm. J. Magnuson.  [In the 1973-74 embargo, corporations stepped up to coordinate supply and minimize disruption.]   10-5-22
  280. Energy.  “Biden and the Oil Dictators.”  [This Administration wants more oil anywhere except in America.]   10-7-22
  281. Energy.  “Will Biden Embargo U.S. Oil?”  [The White House is considering a self-defeating ban on exports.]   10-8-22
  282. Energy.  “Biden Scapegoats the Saudis for an Energy Crisis He Created.”  By Mohammed Alyahya.  [There’s an easy way for America to prevent another shock in world markets:  Produce more oil.]   10-14-22
  283. Energy.  “Get Ready for the Big Chill.”  [The price of heating fuel is soaring, thanks to climate policies.]   10-19-22
  284. Energy.  “The U.S.-Saudi Rift Over Oil Prices Is Déjà vu All Over Again.”  By Karen Elliot House.  [Biden repeats some of Nixon’s mistakes in dealing with Riyadh and Tehran and makes some new ones.]   10-20-22
  285. Energy.  “Western World’s Energy Folly in a New York Nutshell.”  By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.  [Why should Europe have all the fun?  The Empire State tries to sabotage its grid with renewables.]   10-22-22
  286. Energy.  “An Energy Education for Democrats.”  [Biden’s climate policies have raised prices, and he’s mad as hell about it.]   10-31-22
  287. Energy.  “Energy Policy for Dummies.”  [Biden goes from bad to worse with a windfall profits tax on oil.]   11-2-22
  288. Energy.  “Biden Embarrasses Joe Manchin.”  [The Senator is upset the president told the truth about killing coal plants.]   11-7-22
  289. Energy.   “A Supply-Side Defense Against Putin.”  By Thomas J. Duesterberg and David Asher.  [The most urgent policy shift is to promote energy production domestically and by reliable partners.]   11-7-22
  290. Energy.  “One Man’s Trash Is Another’s Clean Fuel.”  By Nick Stork and Joe Malchow.  [Engineers are making renewable natural gas from methane.]   11-21-22
  291. Energy.  “Biden’s Dirty Oil Deal With Venezuela.”  By Mary Anastasia O’Grady.  [Caracas gets reprieve while the U.S. vetoes a loan to Guyana a rare U.S. ally in the region.]  11-28-22
  292. Energy.  “Hold the Fusion Hype.”  [The breakthrough is exciting but its practical use may be decades away.]   12-14–22
  293. Energy.  “Biden Turns the U.S. Into a Shadow Member of OPEC.” By Tomas J. Philipson.  [Deliberately constraining U.S. supply helps the cartel keep oil prices high and profits up.]   12-14-22
  294. Energy.  “The Subsidy Tango of Gates and Manchin.”  [The Senator and the billionaire score a windfall in the IRA.]   12-23-22
  295. Energy.  “A Quiet Refutation of ‘Net Zero.’   by Steve Milloy.  [Two energy reports show that U.S. is burdening and dismantling its grid to achieve an impossible goal.]   12-29-22
  296. Energy.  “Indiana’s Cornfields Could Be Gone with the Wind Farm.”  By Daniel Lee.  [Most Hoosiers would prefer not to shiver through the winter in the dark.  They may not have a choice.]   1-28-23
  297. Energy.  “Biden’s Green-Energy Mineral Lockup.”  [The feds block mining that is essential for making EV batteries.]   1-30-23
  298. Energy.  “Joe Biden’s Big Oil Profits.”  [Exxon’s shareholders can thank him for his limits on U.S. supply.]   2-1-23
  299. Energy.  “The Willow Oil Test for Biden.”  [The biggest pending U.S. project awaits Administration approval.]  3-2-23
  300. Energy.   “Biden Says Yes to Willow.”  (“…President Biden on Monday approved the Willow oil drilling project on Alaska’s North Slope…”)  3-14-23
  301. Energy.  “An Oil Price Warning for Democrats.”  [Making themselves hostage to the Saudi Crown prince is unwise.]   4-4-23
  302. Energy.  “Joe Manchin Gets Another Blow.”  [A federal court strikes down another Mountain Valley Pipeline permit.]   4-5-23
  303. Energy.  “A Death Sentence for Fossil-Fuel Power.”  [The EPS’s new rule means the end of natural gas-fueled electricity.]  5-12-23
  304. Energy.  “Your Coming Summer of Blackouts.”  [The grid monitors say two-thirds of the U.S. risks electricity outages.]   5-27-23
  305. Energy.  “Joe Manchin’s Energy Sanity Has Its Day – in Britain. By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [Democrats won’t temper climate radicalism, but for Labour it has become an electoral necessity.]  6-30-23
  306. Energy.  “Schumer’s $2.4 Trillion Tax Increase.”  [He lobbies FERC to socialize green-energy costs onto red states.]   7-27-23
  307. Energy.  “The Politics and Science of Jet Fuel.”  By Fred Krupp.  [No, planes won’t run on fruit compost, but they can be made more sustainable.]   8-7-23
  308. Energy.  “Washington Has Energy Production All Wrong.”  By Harold Hamm.  [Biden was wrong to back a 1978 law mandating the use of coal, and he’s wrong to push solar and wind now.]   8-7-23
  309. Energy.  “Shocking Candor on Fuel Standards.”  By Michael Buschbacher and James Conde.  [Bureaucrats admit that ‘net benefits for passenger cars remain negative.’]   8-24-23
  310. Energy.  “Biden Freezes U.S. Arctic Oil.”  [Haaland relies on ‘Indigenous Knowledge’ as a legal justification.]  9-8-23
  311. Energy.  “A Law That Isn’t Red or Blue – and Sure Isn’t Green.”  By Joe Manchin.  [Both parties misrepresent the Inflation Reduction Act to Americans to score political points.]  9-23-23
  312. Energy.  “Exxon’s Pioneer Shale Play.”  [The oil and gas giant protects itself from Biden leasing rules.]  10-12-23
  313. Energy.  “Chevron Bets on Peak Green Energy.”  [The oil giant invests $53 billion to acquire Hess’s oil and gas assets.]   10-24-23
  314. Energy.  “The Global Toll of Beden’s Green Enthusiasm.”  By Walter Russel Mead.  [The energy shift will drive inflation and affect living standards around the world.]   11-14-23
  315. Energy.  “All Is Quiet in Oil Markets – for Now.”  By Daniel Vergin.  [That would change if the war were to spread, but Iran and China have a stake in keeping it contained.]   11-16-23
  316. Energy.  “The Biden Energy Slush Fund.”  By Kimberley A. Strassel.  [A $400 billion pile of cash dwarfing most private green investment vehicles.]  11-24-23
  317. Energy.  “Keith Ellison Wants to Run Energy Policy From Minnesota.”  By Wm. P. Barr and Adam J. white.  [The Supreme Court should take up an appeal of his case, which belongs in federal, not state, court.]   11-30-23
  318. Energy.  “An LNG Export Ban Is Bad politics for Biden.”  By Jeffrey Kupfer.  [His efforts to appease environmentalists could harm the economy and U.S. national security.]   1-25-24
  319. Energy.  “I’ll Fight Back Against Biden’s LNG Pause.”  By John Kennedy.  [I plan to block every State and Energy department nominee until he relents.]   1-30-24
  320. Energy.  “Biden’s Worst Energy Decision.”  [His LNG export permit ban looks worse the more you examine it.]   2-5-24
  321. Energy.  “Biden’s Worst Energy Decision.”  [His LNG export permit ban looks worse the more you examine it.]   2-5-24
  322. Internet / Big Tech.  “Power Corrupts, Absolutely.”   By Andy Kessler.  [A global government to monitor AI?  That sounds great to those obsessed with control.]  2-5-24
  323. “Green Shareholders Try to Sabotage America’s Energy Industry.”  By Michael Toth.  [A wave of destructive proposals began after a 2020 briefing to the Biden transition team.]   4-1-24
  324. Energy.  “Texas Gets A Spring Energy Scare.”   4-16-24
  325. Energy.  “Biden’s Plan for Unaffordable Housing.”  [A new HUD energy rule will raise the cost of home construction.]   4-30-24





Issue Headlines

“Where is Energy Policy Heading Over the Next Two Years?”  11-24-14,  page R1.  Wall Street Journal.

“Fossil Fuels Will Save the World (Really)” Sub-Headline: There are problems with oil, gas and coal, but their benefits for people – and the planet – are beyond dispute. By Matt Ridley. [Fossil fuels reversed deforestation, saved whales and let us grow more food on less land.] 3-14-15, page C1. Wall Street Journal.

Energy. Special Section, special report: Wall Street Journal “Energy” Section R. Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Energy.  “Green Groups Ease Opposition to Nuclear Power.” Wall Street Journal  Friday, June 17, 2016 p. B1.


“America’s New Energy Crisis.”  [Fossil fuel plants are closing faster than green alternatives can replace them.  Producers of oil and gas can’t keep up with a surge of demand.  How did this happen, and what will it take to fix it?]  Exchange Section.  Page B1, Wall Street Journal, Saturday,  7-30-2022




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