Solar Executive Tries to Intimidate Bill Gates Into Opposing Fossil Fuels

Bill Gates has gotten a lot of criticism for endorsing–or at least for not opposing–poor countries’ use of cheap, plentiful, reliable energy from fossil fuels to improve their lives. Here’s the background: In a post on his “Gates Notes” blog entitled “Two Videos That Illuminate Energy Poverty,” Gates recommends that readers view two videos by the Danish statistician Bjorn Lomborg entitled “Fighting Poverty …

Will Tom Steyer Put His Mouth Where His Money Is?

Billionaire financier Tom Steyer is spending $50+ million of his money this election season to oppose the use of fossil fuels, which he equates to an heroin addiction. Refreshingly, Steyer has called for open debate on fossil fuels and their impact on climate–which is one of the most important issues this country, and the world, faces. And he has offered to participate …

Power Hour: Marc Morano on the Evolution of the Climate Debate

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Marc Morano, the creator of Climate Depot and Energy Depot, about his extensive experience with green ideology, the negative influence of anti-development activism on the world, and the connection to the catastrophic global warming hysteria. Check out Marc’s new film project Climate Hustle. Download Episode 96 with Marc Morano Subscribe …

The Innovationist vs. the Catastrophists

A Book Review of Robert Bryce’s Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper: How Innovation Keeps Proving the Catastrophists Wrong By Alex Epstein One of the most insightful comedy acts in recent years is Louis CK’s “Everything is amazing and nobody is happy” routine. If you haven’t watched it yet, take 4 minutes before coming back and learning about a book that could help solve …

Power Surge: Burning Windmills and Another Climate Scare Report by the White House

On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about the under-reported issue of windmills burning down, which is the subject of a recent study by the UK Imperial College, and the most recent global warming scare report from the White House, called “The Cost of Delaying Action to Stem Climate Change”. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Power-Surge-20140729.mp3] Click here to Play or Save this Episode

Power Surge: “Carbon Legacy” Babies and Amory Lovins’ Footprint on the Colorado Coal Grid

On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about the hypocrisy involved in promoting the luxurious home of green icon Amory Lovins near Aspen, Colorado, as low footprint, efficient, and autonomous, as well as the view of some ecologists that having children is a major attack on the ecosystem of a “shared planet”. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Power-Surge-20140728.mp3] Click here to Play or Save …

Power Hour: Tim Ball on the Corruption of Climate Science

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with climate scientist Dr. Tim Ball on the process by which climate science is misrepresented to the public. Download Episode 95 with Tim Ball Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

Power Surge: The Right to be Brainwashed, Apple Claiming 100% Unreliable Energy, and Ted Cruz vs. Government Owning the Means of Production

On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about the “Climate Science Students Bill of Rights” that is promoted by green groups (including the Union of Concerned Scientists), Apple’s recent Environmental Responsibility Report in which the company claims 100% renewable energy for many facilities, and the attempt by Senator Ted Cruz to restrict the federal ownership of land in the US. …