Category Archives: Dirty fuels (Fracking, CTL, GTL)

Foreign corporations take our gas AND PROFITS overseas

Foreign corporations take our gas and the fracking profits from the gas! Both get shipped overseas! And there are hardly any jobs in it. And it contributes to climate change. And it destroys farmlands. But someone, somewhere, is making serious money out … Continue reading

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Dick Smith ENERGY documentary tonight!

8:30, ABC, TONIGHT! “$10 Bucks a litre?” Major peak oil & clean energy special by Dick Smith. http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/ten-bucks-a-litre/

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Economic peak hitting shale gas

And this is from that ‘greenie think tank’ Forbes magazine!  Many Americans celebrate pumping more shale gas condensates etc to raise their ‘oil’ production. However, their whole country is ultimately doomed to polluted waterways, flaming taps, drilling infrastructure everywhere and they’ll still … Continue reading

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Global Warming impossible to stop because of jobs?

Fracking might post-pone peak oil, but given the sheer growth of working class jobs in fracking in America (and America’s addiction to cheap hydrocarbons) it will be *impossible* to prevent a climate catastrophe. There’s just too much momentum in the … Continue reading

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Amazing photo essay of Athabasca Tar Sands!

This photo essay truly blows your mind. It’s the sheer scale! LOOK what we are doing to the environment to quench our thirst for oil! Hat tip to One Salient Oversight for this link!

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Coal to liquids plants expensive

The Diplomat continues with a few other interesting articles… “The New Oils of War” states: The US DoD has put out a call to industry for the supply of millions of gallons of synthetic fuel suitable for the US Navy. … Continue reading

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Petro-Sun open algae farm

Details here. We’ll see how they go with volumes and stability of production. If there is ANY liquid fuel production scheme that might potentially meet oil’s sheer volumes, it’s algae — which is interesting because that’s what the geologists think … Continue reading

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