The Energy Futurist

The Energy Futurist brings a critical eye to the energy industry, offering facts and figures to support or debunk the hype behind clean technologies like solar and wind to oil and gas.


Obama vs. Romney: Who has the best energy plan?

The energy policies of President Obama and Mitt Romney offer two radically different directions into the future. Which one would take us into prosperity?


The energy-water nexus, 2012 edition

Detailing the water demands of power production and the power demands of water production as power plants are forced to shut down in the drought and record heat of 2012.


Energy policy: Follow the money

Energy columnist Chris Nelder follows the money, and finds out the real reason why our energy policy is severely tilted toward the fossil fuel industry.