Millennials Are On Track To Drive A Boom In Housing, And Energy Use

October 5th, 2015

This is the year that the Millennial population surpasses the number of Boomers in America. It’s Gen Y’s turn to become the demographic tsunami working its way through the ecosystem of society, and to become the primary driving force for future energy demand.   Read More

EPA’s Methane Policy: Statistically Trivial For The Planet And Terrible For The Economy

August 21st, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency wants to protect civilization from methane. Methane is, essentially, natural gas.  And is it ever “natural.” Read More

The Clean Power Plan Will Collide With The Incredibly Weird Physics Of The Electric Grid

August 7th, 2015

There’s a lot that’s already been written about the Clean Power Plan (CPP): Google it and you find 71 million hits (at least as I write this). A lot more will be written yet. The scale of the CPP predictably and properly has ignited widespread debate. Read More

The Pope’s Perceptive Paragraph About Air Conditioning

July 5th, 2015

It was perhaps no coincidence that Pope Francis singled out air conditioning as an example of “harmful” consumption in his June 18 Environmental Encyclical, mere days before the Northern Hemisphere was fully into summer.   Read More