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Crabs, Bees and Gene Simmons, Oh My!

While perusing the pages of NRDC’s onEarth magazine we learned two things: the greatest threat to mankind is in the form of starfish murderers – err – king crabs; and the Rocky Mountain bee has a shorter tongue now than it did...

/ October 7, 2015

Hydrogen as a Transportation Fuel? Nonsense.

Trying to find nonsense in the media regarding the energy industry is like shooting fish in a barrel with a laser-guided RPG. A CBS affiliate in the San Francisco Bay Area recently produced a story on hydrogen vehicles and the...

/ October 21, 2014

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

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