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Between A Rock and a Cold Place

Bidens approval of the Willow oil project in Alaska shatters any illusions that he too believes in the Green Energy Santa.Open in app or onlineBetween A Rock and a Cold PlaceDoombergMar 21PreviewSaveEveryone needs a fantasy.Andy WarholThe origin of Santa Claus as a beacon of magical bounty in Wester

3 days ago

What the Banking Crisis Means for Crypto

Thank you for being a free subscriber to Doomberg.The green chicken recently sat down with Peter McCormack, host of What Bitcoin Did, for an in-depth discussion on our recent articles.If you enjoy this interview, consider becoming a full-access subscriber through a paid subscription.What the Banking

4 days ago

Don Jerome

Regulators moved swiftly last week to crush several banks tied to the crypto industry.What might this mean for the future of Bitcoin.Open in app or onlineDon JeromeDoombergMar 16PreviewSaveToday I settle all family business, so don't tell me you're innocent, Carlo.Michael CorleoneThere are times whe

1 week ago

Here We Go Again

Battery breakthroughs at lab scale are rarely commercially viable.We offer an evergreen model for understanding the newest claims.Open in app or onlineHere We Go AgainDoombergMar 11PreviewSaveI keep hearing about battery innovation, but it never makes it to my phone.Evan SpiegelFor those that have b

1 week ago

Who Are You Calling a Canary? - Doomberg on RV

Yesterday Doomberg sat down with Maggie Lake for Real Visions Daily Briefing in an episode theyre calling Is There a Canary in the Coal Mine.(We appreciate the bird humor word play.) Maggie did a nimble job maneuvering an overflowing platter of topics in a quick-paced session.We tackled the most rec

2 weeks ago

Pandora’s Precedent

The weaponization of banking access first seen in the online poker crackdown of 2011 rears its head in the battles over crypto and fossil fuel funding alike.Open in app or onlinePandoras PrecedentDoombergMar 8PreviewSaveThe prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof, really is an aut

2 weeks ago

Torching Retail

In a frenzy rivaling that of the AMC Ape Mania, holders of METAs worthless OTC preferred shares are left with nothing but confused outrage.Open in app or onlineTorching RetailDoombergMar 3PreviewSaveSpecial Note: Our most recent discussion with Grant Williams for This Week in Doom is available free

3 weeks ago

The Streisand Effect

The green energy revolution that coalesced into coals dramatic global renaissance.Open in app or onlineThe Streisand EffectDoombergFeb 27PreviewSaveIf you dont love coal, youll never get rid of it.Mark NelsonThe California Coastal Records Project was founded in 2002 to create and maintain a complete

3 weeks ago


Duopolistic railroads, non-integrated chemical facilities, and a surprising complication to alternative energy.Open in app or onlineAftermathDoombergFeb 22PreviewSaveYour own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze.HoraceA railway town is a settlement that can trace its foundational g

1 month ago


Lets talk about the train derailment.Open in app or onlineRailroadedDoombergFeb 16SaveListenGiven the public safety concerns over the event covered here, we are publishing this piece in full, without a paywall.Please feel free to share.Above all else, show the data.TufteOn November 30, 2012, a freig

1 month ago

Thar She Blows

The beached whales off the coast of the Atlantic request a fresh look at the merits of wind energy.Open in app or onlineThar She BlowsDoombergFeb 15PreviewSaveThe older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.Pablo PicassoUp until the late 19th century, whale oil was a priz

1 month ago

Let's See More

The weight of Seymour Hershs claims should shock the mainstream investigative reporting community into doing some real digging.Open in app or onlineLet's See MoreDoombergFeb 11PreviewSaveI became a journalist partly so that I wouldn't ever have to rely on the press for my information.Christopher Hit

1 month ago

Nuclear Waste

If the US is serious about climate change, the NRC must go.Open in app or onlineNuclear WasteDoombergFeb 8PreviewSaveBureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.PeterAs the post-Covid global energy crisis began to unfold, California Governor Gavin Newsom fa

1 month ago

Gong Show

If enormous shareholder dilution is good, surely ginormous shareholder dilution is even better.Open in app or onlineGong ShowDoombergFeb 3PreviewSaveThe secret to film is that its an illusion.George LucasAs crazy as this might sound, it used to be that stocks traded based on the quantity and quality

1 month ago

Sunken Treasure

Deep-sea mining would be a massive cash incinerator, not a panacea.Open in app or onlineSunken TreasureDoombergJan 31PreviewSaveIt is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.John Kenneth GalbraithThe hit television series Bering Sea G

1 month ago

Circling Tether

Circle is firmly out of the back alley, leaving Tether without a reasonable excuse for resisting transparency with its reserves.Open in app or onlineCircling TetherDoombergJan 26PreviewSaveMy fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.Mitch HedbergIn 2019, agents of the US Secret Servi

1 month ago

Mission Impossible

Praying at the altar of the impossible is a foolhardy luxury of the rich.Open in app or onlineMission ImpossibleDoombergJan 23PreviewSaveWhen all else fails there's always delusion.Conan OBrienA short drive west of Dsseldorf in Germany sits the small town of Ltzerath, the latest billboard advertisin

2 months ago

Home Cooking

The latest salvo in the war on natural gas highlights the grim state of modern medical science.Open in app or onlineHome CookingDoombergJan 18PreviewSaveIt's not an experiment if you know it's going to work.Jeff BezosImagine you are a high school teacher with a class of a few dozen teenagers.The dis

2 months ago


The NET Power technology coming to public markets near you via $RONI, the Rice familys 2nd SPAC.Open in app or onlineRice-A-$RONIDoombergJan 14PreviewSaveBetter a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.ConfuciusThe epic bull market that erupted out of the globally coordinated monetary and fiscal

2 months ago

On Your Mark

Have Blackstones BREIT investors grown skeptical of its self-made marks.Open in app or onlineOn Your MarkDoombergJan 10PreviewSaveTime wounds all deals, sometimes even fatally.SchwarzmanFor enterprising retail investors, the prospect of owning and leasing real estate finding a nice property, borrow

2 months ago

Unnatural Immunity

If a corporation commits a serious crime, who goes to jail.Open in app or onlineUnnatural ImmunityDoombergJan 6PreviewSaveThe police are not here to create disorder, they're here to preserve disorder.DaleyIn 1981, Carl De Martino, then group vice president at DuPont and head of the business unit tha

2 months ago

A Home Near You

Heat pumps may become the next big thing.Hold onto your wallets.Open in app or onlineA Home Near YouDoombergJan 3PreviewSaveHome is the nicest word there is.Laura Ingalls WilderThe allure of home ownership is deeply embedded in the cultural DNA of most Americans a slice of the world to cradle your

2 months ago

The Whims of Gaia

Gambling on the weather makes for a disastrous energy policy, even when you win.Open in app or onlineThe Whims of GaiaDoombergDec 30PreviewSaveVows made in storms are forgotten in calm.Thomas FullerWith a limited understanding of how the universe worked, ancient civilizations relied on mythmaking, s

2 months ago

No Assembly Required

Absent the ability to manufacture critical solar components domestically, the US will have to choose between its renewable goals and its ethics.Open in app or onlineNo Assembly RequiredDoombergDec 27PreviewSaveI may be dumb, but Im not stupid.Terry BradshawThe instructive difference between the word

2 months ago

Crossing the Rubicoin

Central bank digital currencies will remove the last vestiges of personal privacy.They should be vehemently opposed.Open in app or onlineCrossing the RubicoinDoombergDec 21PreviewSaveConformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.Caros epic four-volume biography of former US President L

3 months ago