Paris Accord Depends on CCS

Paris Accord Depends on CCS With regards to carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), the International Energy Agency (IEA) said,      “The Paris Agreement provides a framework for stronger  climate action that will increase the need for carbon capture and Continue reading Paris Accord Depends on CCS

Kemper Travesty is No Way to Save Coal Mining Jobs

Recently, members of Congress from both parties have put forth proposals to continue or increase subsidies for power plants that capture CO2. The most notorious of these plants is the disastrous Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plant in Kemper Continue reading Kemper Travesty is No Way to Save Coal Mining Jobs

Kemper is No Keeper

Kemper is the third attempt at building a power plant that gasifies coal, burns the combustible gasses, such as hydrogen in a gas turbine, and captures CO2 for sequestration underground, in this case for enhanced oil recovery (EOR). Known as Continue reading Kemper is No Keeper

Ten Most Important Articles of 2015

Here are articles of particular interest: 1. Energy efficiency was an important topic. Only LEDs Can Significantly Cut Electricity Usage 2. CO2 emissions were enshrined at COP 21, when no government group has ever looked into whether atmospheric CO2 is a Continue reading Ten Most Important Articles of 2015

Putting The Interests of People Ahead of Climate Change Hysteria

Japan has provided over $20 billion in financial support, between 2007 and 2012, to build new coal-fired power plants, of advanced design, in developing countries. This is in addition to Japan replacing many of its old coal-fired power plants with Continue reading Putting The Interests of People Ahead of Climate Change Hysteria

More Wasted Subsidies for Failed Technologies

The Department of Energy (DOE) continues to use taxpayer money to support failed technologies. Finally, however, DOE has suspended funding to the Hydrogen Energy California (HECA) polygeneration clean coal plant. This was an IGCC power plant that was also supposed Continue reading More Wasted Subsidies for Failed Technologies