Category Archives: Energy

Energy Independence

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together”. The words of US publisher Malcolm Forbes. And, when it comes to Poland’s gas needs, diversity of supply to lessen dependence on gas supplies from Russia is the objective, with the longer term … Continue reading

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The Terminal

“Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighbourhoods.” So remarked George W. Bush and, I suppose, if your neighbourhood is in Texas, you are … Continue reading

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Prosperity

“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” So thought Sir Winston Churchill and, while economics was certainly … Continue reading

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Environment

“My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth’s loveliness.” So thought Michelangelo and, having spent years painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling, he probably had a clearer idea than most. Perhaps similar thoughts influenced Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Compromise

In the words of G. K. Chesterton; “Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf.” Since the … Continue reading

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