Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Tonapah Solar and the Keystone Pipeline

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad owns all of the rail lines in the US connecting to western Canada and they haul 80%+ of the crude from Canada to the Midwest and Texas or charge other Short Line railroads a fee to use their tracks. BNSF charges $30 per barrel to Continue reading Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Tonapah Solar and the Keystone Pipeline

Want to lift people out of poverty? Ditch renewable energy goals.

From environmental writer Bjorn Lomborg’s “How Green Policies Hurt the Poor” for the Spectator (U.K.), April 5: Africa is the renewable utopia, getting 50 per cent of its energy from renewables—though nobody wants to emulate it. In 1971, China derived 40 per cent of its energy from renewables. Since then, Continue reading Want to lift people out of poverty? Ditch renewable energy goals.