Posts by Alex Epstein

A fireside chat to remember

As I’ve mentioned in recent weeks I am speaking at a Harvard Business School event this Saturday, October 21–purchase tickets here. This was always an exciting prospect but it just got more exciting because of who will join me on the stage: Michael Lynch, my favorite energy economist. He’ll be leading a “firesidechat” type discussion. I have long been a fan of […]

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Two public events

If you’re interested in seeing me speak live, I have two events open to the public coming up. A Harvard Business School student organization, the Energy & Environment Club, is having me in for a fireside chat on October 21. You can find more information and purchase tickets here. On November 14, I’ll be hosting a half-day workshop at PESA, […]

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Finally, it’s available–my new ambassador course, “How to Have Constructive Conversations About Energy”

I’m excited to announce that you can now sign up for my universal and comprehensive training program for employees in the moral case for fossil fuels and the art of constructive conversation. “How to Have Constructive Conversations About Energy” is the best method I know of for creating motivated, effective ambassadors. In this course, you’ll find: The most effective energy ambassador material ever created 20 slideshow video lessons, 7 animated video lessons, 50 […]

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Sneak preview of our new ambassador program, Energy Champion

  Right now we are wrapping up the development of a universal and comprehensive training program for employees in the moral case for fossil fuels and the art of constructive conversation. Our Energy Champion program is the best method I know of for creating motivated, effective ambassadors. The program will be available online and in-person. You can preview one of our animated videos here. (The password is: CHAMPION) The video will only be available for a short […]

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Upcoming speeches

I have a lot of speaking coming up in the next month and a half, including two international talks I’m looking forward to. 9/8: Frankfort, KY 9/14: San Antonio, TX 9/19: Duluth, MN 10/3: Peru* 10/11: Mankato, MN 10/21: Boston, MA 10/20: Los Angeles, CA 10/24: Cape Town, Africa* If you will not have the […]

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Thinking about Hurricane Harvey

Earlier this year I spent three months living in Houston and came to know the city quite well. It’s heartbreaking to see how many are suffering from the ravages of Hurricane Harvey. I know that hundreds if not thousands of recipients of this newsletter are from Houston. I hope all of you are okay and wish you […]

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Watch my Google Talk

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I had spoken at Google on the moral case for fossil fuels. My talk just went up on their YouTube​ page! You can watch it here. If you watch it and like it I hope you click thumbs up and make a comment. It would be really cool to get this video to ascend the ranks of the Google Author […]

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Alex at Google

Recently Alex spoke at Google on the moral case for fossil fuels, part of the popular Google Talks series. The Q&A session that followed brought up interesting topics, including how to frame a conversation about energy, the role of experts, and the impact of energy policies on poverty.

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Debating Fossil Fuels at Africa Oil Week

  October 23-27 is Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, South Africa, which brings together more than 1,250 leaders and thinkers from around the world to discuss issues related to the fossilfuel industry. I’ll be there championing cheap, plentiful, reliable energy in a debate with Charlotte Aubin-Kalaidjian of GreenWish Partners on October 24. I’ll also be the guest speaker at a luncheon on […]

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I’ll be on Fox Business tonight at 8 pm ET to discuss Al Gore’s new film

Tonight I‘ll be appearing on the Fox Business show Kennedy to discuss Al Gore’s new film, An Inconvenient Sequel. The show airs at 8 pm and midnight ET. My segment comes about 45 minutes into the show. Set your DVRs and let me know what you think. Alex

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