by Chris KjelgaardAviation.com As concerns about global warming intensify throughout the world, aviation is receiving a disproportionate level of scrutiny for its contribution to total global production of greenhouse gases. Even though aviation emits only about one-ninth as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as do motor vehicles, its high-visibility nature as an activity, its rapid growth as [...]
Recorded September 23, 2007 MP3: Side 1 | Side 2 REALAUDIO Beginning with discussion of Iranian president Ahmadinejad’s recent appearance at Ivy League Columbia University in New York, the program highlights the disturbing similarity to a past president of that university’s embrace of fascism. Just as Nicholas Murray Butler was dismissive of concerns that fascism [...]
Big Coal Tries to Recruit Military to Kindle a Market Use as Liquid Fuel Is an Aim, but Cost, Pollution Are Issues by Matthew DaltonWSJ The coal industry wants the U.S. military to jump-start a major new market for its product: liquid transportation fuels derived from coal. The effort, however, faces skeptics who say the Pentagon [...]
Jeremiah Duggan, young British Jew murdered in Germany after traveling to Wiesbaden to attend an event staged by the Schiller Institute.
by Steve James NEW YORK (Reuters) — When railroads ruled, it was the sweating firemen shoveling coal into the furnace who kept the engines running. Now, nearly two centuries after Stephenson’s “Rocket” steam locomotive helped usher in the Industrial Revolution, that same coal could be the fuel that keeps the jet age aloft. But with a twist: [...]
Recorded July 16, 12006 REALAUDIO Continuing discussion of the economic implications of violence in the Middle East, this program identifies the oil-price increases stemming from the bloodletting as being of paramount importance. The more violent and unstable the Middle East becomes, the more wealth pours into the coffers of the oil companies and the oil [...]
Hydrogenation process, core of the Standard/I.G. Agreement of 1929 emerging again as a commercially viable process for the manufacture of motor fuel.
A novel catalytic method could let you fill up your tank with coal-derived diesel, cutting U.S. dependence on foreign oil. By Kevin Bullis As the cost of oil soars and worries over the U.S. dependence on foreign petroleum escalate, coal is bec oming an increasingly attractive alternative as a feedstock to make a range of fuels. [...]
Peak Oil controversy and the cartel agreements behind synthetic fuel.
History of I.G. Farben and Bayer, Germany’s top chemical and pharmaceutical firms, responsible for Hitler’s war production and drugs that have done great damage to humanity.