Posts by Alex Epstein

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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Power Surge: Keystone XL Permission Delay Increases Cost, UK Prepares for Winter with Green Energy on the Grid, Upcoming Anti-Civilization March

On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about the Keystone XL pipeline project, which will see significant cost increases because of the US government’s permission delay, how the British plan to keep the lights on during Winter with less practical and more green energy on the grid by temporarily shutting down industrial consumers, and the […]

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Power Surge: Climate Forecasting in the Rearview Mirror and Not-So-Simple Physics

On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about a recent press release by the National Center for Atmospheric Research that claims current model tools could have predicted the recent “pause” in global warming, and a new paper discussing the diverse and complex changes in wetting and drying over land on earth, which according to climate alarmists […]

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