Posts by Alex Epstein

Power Hour: Alex Khachatryan on Math Education, Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part series. Alex Epstein talks to Dr. Alexander Khachatryan, President and CEO of Reasoning Mind, a computer-based teaching program for math education, about Reasoning Mind’s scalable approach to teaching a deeper understanding of a crucial skill. Download Episode 100 with Alex Khachatryan Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes […]

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Power Hour: Alex Khachatryan on Math Education

In this first part of a two-part series Alex Epstein talks to Dr. Alexander Khachatryan, President and CEO of Reasoning Mind, a computer-based teaching program for math education, about Reasoning Mind’s scalable approach to teaching a deeper understanding of a crucial skill. Download Episode 99 with Alex Khachatryan Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes Stay […]

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Discussing The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels on The Glenn Beck Program

I went on Glenn Beck’s radio show this morning to talk fossil fuels. Some of the topics we discussed in my half hour segment: How my background in philosophy led me to champion fossil fuels. Why having risks or side-effects doesn’t make something immoral. How to think about your environment, if your goal is to maximize […]

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Fossil Fuels: Arguing to 0 vs. Arguing to 100

I believe supporting fossil fuels can be a winning election issue in 2016, if those of us making the case for them take the right steps to reframe the energy debate. I spoke last month at the Leadership Program of the Rockies Annual Retreat to explain how we can do just that, and the talk […]

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Power Hour: Michael Lynch on the Economics of Oil Prices

On this episode of Power Hour I talk to Michael Lynch, President and Director of Global Petroleum Service at Strategic Energy & Economic Research Inc. (SEER), about the recent oil price drop and its underlying economics. Download Episode 98 with Michael Lynch Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes Stay updated. Join the discussion. Tell us what […]

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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels Audiobook, Available Now on Amazon and Audible

I / my friends / family / employees don’t have time to read a book. Why don’t you make a Moral Case for Fossil Fuels audiobook, so I can listen while I drive / work out / walk? Done. The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels is now available as an audiobook, including from Audible.com and on CD. And […]

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Power Hour: Rod Adams on The Secret History of Nuclear Power

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Rod Adams, publisher of Atomic Insights, about nuclear power and how the build time as well as the cost for new reactors have been increased by irrational fear of it. Download Episode 97 – Rod Adams on The Secret History of Nuclear Power Subscribe to […]

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Power Surge: Pipelines, EPA Scare Stories, NATURAL Gas in Groundwater, Ocean Not-Acidification, Yucca Mountain Nuclear Recycling Facility

In this episode Alex and Steffen cover these news stories: The Canadian Energy East pipeline is in the crosshairs of environmentalists. EPA head Gina McCarthy puts out a scare story about how climate change will give children asthma. A recent study in New York State to establish baseline water quality confirmed once more that methane […]

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Power Surge: Lightning Edition

On this lightning edition episode Alex and Steffen cover the following news stories: Lockheed’s Skunk Works is working on a compact fusion reactor, promising a prototype in 5 years. A new study on fracking impacts reveals that drilling into the ground creates seismic activity but in the case of fracking this activity cannot be felt […]

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Power Surge: Pentagon Supporting the Climate Catastrophe Dogma, Painting by Numbers Accounting Makes Onshore Wind Look Cheaper Than Coal

On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about a recent report by the Pentagon that implies changes in climate pose an unprecedented challenge for the military, and another report by the EU, which declares onshore wind cheaper than all other sources of energy by adding fictional values for health and climate damage cost to fossil […]

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