Power Hour: Gowan Joslin on Fossil Fuels and Data Centers

On this episode of Power Hour I talk to Gowan Joslin, who works in the data center industry, about how The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels impacted his thinking about energy and development. Download Episode 102 with Gowan Joslin Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

Pierre Desrochers Joins CIP as a Senior Fellow

Big news: Pierre Desrochers, one of the world’s foremost experts on human progress—its past, present, and future—has joined CIP as a Senior Fellow. Pierre, an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Toronto, is author of numerous volumes including The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-Mile Diet, an impassioned defense of modern, high-tech agriculture. Anyone who has listened …

Power Hour: Colette McLean on Living with Wind Turbines

On this episode of Power Hour I talk to Colette McLean, a resident of Ontario, who shares what life is like living around wind turbines 24 hours a day. You can read more from Colette at her blog and twitter. Download Episode 101 with Colette McLean Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

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

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

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 human well-being, instead of minimizing …