Carbon Emissions

Tighter Ozone Standards Are Not The Way Forward

You maybe already be familiar with the ozone NAAQS from our two (1 & 2) previous posts discussing health impacts from lowering ozone standards which EPA refuses to disclose, and the staggering negative economic impact with impossible attainment to become...

/ January 30, 2015

Obama’s Folly Part II – The Myth of a Great Leap Forward via Mandating an Alternative Energy Economy

A previous Primer post highlighted the folly of the President’s illusory “deal” with China on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Unfortunately, the outsourcing of American jobs is not the only flaw in the President’s extreme, expensive energy agenda. Another predominant misconception is...

/ January 16, 2015

What To Look Out For In 2015

With the Obama administration trying to make the environment its legacy, this year promises to be a very busy 12 months for the fuels, petrochemicals and refining industries. Although there already have been some excellent summaries, here are AFPM’s predictions for...

/ January 5, 2015

All-electric Cars: Not a Green Energy Panacea

Think your all-electric car is good for the environment? You may have to think again, according to a recent University of Minnesota study which shows that, even by the green lobby’s own metrics (such as California’s “Well to Wheels” approach), electric...

/ December 16, 2014