Tag Archives: transportation

“for a wealthier, cleaner and more sustainable world” …

[…] Unfortunately, activists are often blind to the environmental benefits of petroleum-powered transportation. Countless local-food activists have embraced the notion of ‘food miles’ – the distance food items travel from farms to consumers – as the be all and end … Continue reading

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hype powered cars …

Coal powered to diesel powered electric cars. Heh. Wishful thinking from the environmentalist movement has pictured alternative energy as a suitable alternative to coal, gas and nuclear power. Ignoring the need for coal to make steel, and enormous amounts of … Continue reading

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fact checked frakking …

The one-sided campaign against drilling for gas and oil by the frakking method needs to be countered by other reports without the total and utter bias shown. There is always more than one side to any story, yet those with … Continue reading

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rainbows and unicorns … coal-powered cars

The myth that battery powered cars are environmentally better than gasoline or diesel based, is pervasive with the Green Blob. Tesla’s expensive, rare metal made batteries are built with the aid of large subsidies, and charged by base-load power, particularly … Continue reading

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ultimate greenie irony …

The ultimate irony of ‘screaming greenies’. How Products Made from Oil End Up in Your House | Oil and Gas Info Thousands of consumer products are made from crude oil. Find out about different products made from oil and how … Continue reading

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the next resources boom …

Coal looks to be on the verge of another boom, with the new forecast power stations soon to be built: Japan Defies Obama — Plans On Building 43 Coal Plants Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch The US closes … Continue reading

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more oil and gas …

Green(ies) will not be happy. More oil found, nearly ready for pumping. Kimberley oil production closer as native title deal reached West Australian company Buru Energy moves a step closer to beginning commercial oil production in the Kimberley. A small … Continue reading

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the Big Guardian …

The Guardian, too busy being a hypocrite, missed it’s own investments. Hehehe: The Guardian backs big oil Barry Woods points us to the transcript of a most amusing Guardian podcast on the subject of that organ’s latest bit of posturing. It … Continue reading

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the biggest ever, set for the Kimberley Gas field near Browse island …

The Browse Basin off Broome is the destination for this lump of floating steel: Take the Empire State Building, lay it on the ground and add another 150 feet. Then put it out to sea. That’s essentially what Shell did … Continue reading

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the modern miracle of petroleum …

Back in the late 1800s, the horse-drawn carriage became a preferred mode of transportation in major cities. By 1890, the average New York citizen took 297 horse car rides per year. The 200,000 horses of New York deposited three to … Continue reading

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