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Revisiting NRDC’s Far from a Moonshot

Last week, I responded to a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) blog (Far from a Moonshot) that seemed to conclude that if NASA could put a man on the moon within eight years then the oil companies could certainly figure...

/ September 10, 2014

Rock On – Turning Energy Into Opportunity

Remember in the 1990s when the tech boom was driving job growth and wealth creation? Pundits referred to it as the “Rock ‘n Roll” economy. Well, guess what? That was the old tech. We’re the new tech. Fracking and other...

/ September 9, 2014

Would you trust environmentalists with your money?

Would you trust environmentalists with your money? That’s what fund managers must ask themselves when pressured to divest of fossil fuel stocks. There is an estimated $5 trillion worth of investments in fossil fuels. Moving these investments to environmentalists-approved industries...

/ September 8, 2014

CA Low Carbon Fuel Standard – A Giant Leap to Nowhere

The NRDC suggested in a recent blog post (Far from a Moonshot) that the technology challenges of producing cellulosic transportation fuels should have been easily resolved by now because these challenges are obviously not as difficult to conquer as the...

/ August 28, 2014