As the conflict in Ukraine rages on, media outlets continue to report Western businesses pulling out of eastern Europe. Undoubtedly, many businesses will seek insurance coverage for losses flowing from the conflict. After all, is this not what insurance is designed to cover? Sudden, unexpected events that cause significant...
On March 17, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act, H.R. 963. The bill, if enacted into law, would void all pre-dispute mandatory arbitration agreements in employment, antitrust, consumer, and civil rights matters. The FAIR Act also purports to eliminate pre-dispute class...
The fallout from the Russian invasion of the Ukraine in energy markets this week in the form of sharply higher crude oil prices points to the need for an immediate supply solution to the potential loss of crude oil from Russia.  Crude oil prices continue to climb, and gasoline...
Desperate to shift blame for the rising gasoline prices his policies have caused, Joe Biden ordered the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to investigate specious claims that gas marketers and refiners have engaged in anti-competitive practices. Tim Stewart, President of the U.S. Oil & Gas Association, issued the following...
In its latest Oil Market Report, the International Energy Agency warned that OPEC’s spare production capacity is dwindling. It said this spare capacity could shrink from some 9 million bpd to less than 4 million bpd next year. It also said this meant more investments in new oil production...
I have invested a lot of time and energy this year in my energy writing, radio and podcasting activities trying to get to the bottom of the actual realities that exist in the global markets for critical rare earth minerals. The reason why is simple: Starting the day after...
China: Two Roads Diverged in a Polluted Wood
https://twitter.com/BloombergUK/status/1440314011916988427 I couldn't help noticing this every interesting tweet from Bloomberg News yesterday, because who could have ever guessed that carbon dioxide, that supposed bane of our existence that the climate alarm lobby assures us is going to burn down the world in the next - what is it now...
SHALE Magazine · ITOP - Episode 274- Michael Shellenberger Best Of 12 - 27 - 20 PodcastMichael is a Time Magazine "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. His latest book, Apocalypse Never," is currently available and has been praised...
Managing Solar and Storage Global Supply Chains in the Age of COVID-19
While China publicizes its attempt to shrink its carbon footprint, the largest solar company on the globe, Longi Green Energy Technology Company, registered to enter the hydrogen fuel market world. Committed to success, the company will operate as Xi’an Longi Hydrogen Technology Company. Having founded Longi, the company’s president, Li...
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While progressive states like California have zeroed in on preventing the use of natural gas in new construction projects, Florida has attempted to take a proactive approach in the matter. The Legislature introduced a bill that would prevent that from ever happening in the state of sun and sand....