Energy Revolution: Views From Around the Web
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  • How much of that hockey stick is the result of technological innovation, and how much is the result of the current administration’s war on coal?

    Technological advances should reduce the cost of electricity, increased regulations increase it.

    Are electricity costs falling dramatically?

  • thibaud

    “only gradually filtering into the MSM,” eh?

    More embarrassing flapdoodle from Mr Mead. In fact, the New York Times (to take only one example) has been on top of this story since 2006.

    Here’s what the Times’ website returns for a search of natural gas-related articles paired with the word “bonanza”:

    Dan Boren, Oklahoma Lawmaker, Shares in Gas Field Bounty
    By ERIC LIPTON
    December 04, 2011, Sunday

    Time to Tap the Bounty of U.S. Natural Gas
    By CHRISTOPHER SWANN
    January 17, 2011, Monday

    Shale Gas Success Drives Down Prices
    By ROB COX
    December 21, 2010, Tuesday

    Dark Side of a Natural Gas Boom
    By JAD MOUAWAD and CLIFFORD KRAUSS
    December 08, 2009, Tuesday

    As Oil and Gas Prices Plunge, Drilling Frenzy Ends
    By CLIFFORD KRAUSS
    March 15, 2009, Sunday

    A Land Rush Is Likely, So a Lawyer Gets Ready
    By PETER APPLEBOME
    July 03, 2008, Thursday

    Rigs on the Skyline and Gas Far Below
    By CLIFFORD KRAUSS
    A natural gas drilling boom in Fort Worth is bringing with it hopes of wealth, and fears of pitfalls.
    October 27, 2006, Friday

  • thibaud

    Of course, the Times provides balanced coverage of the story from multiple angles, both the financial upside and the environmental risks – as opposed to breathless cheerleading citing inflated, poorly-understood estimates.

  • Earl of Sandwich

    Around the web = theatlantic?

  • Kris

    [email protected]: “Around the web = theatlantic?”

    Well, if a particular former star blogger of theirs were still there, it could be “Around the bend”…

    [Kris does not claim to be a psychiatrist, and the preceding should not be understood as a legitimate diagnosis.]

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