The Minnesota Legislature continues to pass laws forcing the use of intermittent wind and solar energy as replacements for base load coal and nuclear power.
In 1988, the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations established the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to evaluate world climate research, and to forecast global temperatures to the end of the 21st Century.
...could be "Can you regulate them?." I suggest that we can.Rolf E. Westgard is a professional member, Geological Society of America and is adjunct faculty on energy subjects for the University of Minnesota's LIfelong Learning program. This...
...not so simple. Let's send EISA 2007 into the oblivion it merits.Rolf Westgard is a professional member Geological Society of America and guest faculty on energy subjects for the University of Minnesota's Lifelong Learning program.
President Obama has announced that his decision on the Keystone XL pipeline will be based on "the net effects of the pipeline's impact on our climate," as he called on the United States to lead international efforts to combat global warming.
Little noticed in legislative debates over taxes and budgets, House File 956 (HF 956), an Omnibus Energy bill, is quietly working its way through committee hearings, on its way to the floor of the Minnesota House of Representatives.
...transport oil and gas, our major energy fuel source for decades to come.Rolf Westgard is a member of the Geological Society of America and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
Blizzard Nemo follows Hurricane Sandy, and drought spreads from the plains to the American Southwest. 2012 was the warmest U.S. year on record.
Several years ago there was a report that a driller had struck oil in southwestern Minnesota.
By Rolf Westgard President Barack Obama's administration and the Department of Defense are under the delusion that energy fuel supplies for our armed forces are subject to the whims of potentially hostile governments.
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