Power Hour: Sherry Orton on Obama’s Clean Power Plan

On this episode of Power Hour, I talk to Sherry Orton, Senior analyst at Doyle Trading Consultants, who recently published the report called Clean Power Plan – Surviving a Regulatory Game Changer, about the regulatory pressure the U.S. coal industry faces right now and the challenges of replacing a declining coal-fired generation capacity. Download Episode 127 with Sherry Orton Subscribe …

Power Hour: Dr. David Legates on the Climate Science Establishment

On this episode of Power Hour, I talk to Dr. David Legates, former state climatologist and professor of geography at the University of Delaware, about his personal experience in the field of climate science and its corruption by government grants. Check out the Cornwall Alliance David referred to. Read or listen to President Eisenhower’s Farewell Address. Download Episode 126 with …

Power Hour: Dr. Richard Keen on the Truth About Temperature

On this episode of Power Hour, I talk to Dr. Richard Keen, Meteorologist Emeritus at the University of Colorado and an official temperature measurement collector. Ever wonder where the numbers on global temperature graphs come from–and how accurate they are? Dr. Keen gives you an insider’s view. Check out Dr. Keen’s recommended pages Watts Up With That and Steve Goddard’s …

Power Hour: Pat Michaels on our Lukewarming Climate

On this episode of Power Hour, I talk to Dr. Patrick Michaels, director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute and author of the recently published book Lukewarming: The New Climate Science that Changes Everything, about his book and the history of global warming politics and science. Download Episode 124 with Pat Michaels Subscribe to …

Power Hour: How to Talk to Anyone About Energy

On this episode of Power Hour, I introduce the first part of my brand-new educational course, called How to Talk to Anyone About Energy. It gives you the tools to be far more persuasive when talking to friends, family, and coworkers about energy and environmental issues. In fact, many who have taken the course say that they are now more …

The Truth About Mark Zuckerberg’s Letter To His Daughter

Mark Zuckerberg used 2,234 words to describe the things he values most in the world. None of those words was “freedom.” Every problem that Zuckerberg says he cares about has been solved by political-economic freedom: the liberation of individuals from coercion by one another and by government. If that freedom existed in the impoverished world then the impoverished world would quickly become prosperous. …

Power Hour: Craig and Sherwood Idso on the Failures of Climate Predictions

On this episode of Power Hour, I talk with Dr. Craig Idso, Chairman of the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change and his father, Dr. Sherwood Idso, President of the Center, about their recent report on the performance of climate models. Download Episode 122 with Craig and Sherwood Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

Power Hour: Jeffrey McClure on “Socially Responsible Investments”

On this episode of Power Hour, I talk with Jeff McClure, founder and CEO of Freedom Capital Investment Management, about investment movements that label themselves as socially responsible but are anti-capitalist and anti-productivity. Download Episode 121 with Jeff McClure Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

The Truth About Coal And Mercury

One of the most common justifications for seeking to restrict and ban the use of coal is that burning coal causes massive health dangers such as high mercury levels in our bodies. But does it? Let’s separate myth from truth. The myth in a sentence Burning coal to generate electricity releases dangerous amounts of mercury that cause birth defects and other problems. …