How companies should engage on climate

In this issue: How companies should engage on climate The Human Flourishing Project: Seeking stimulation vs. seeking nourishment Upcoming speeches Spotlight on our speakers How companies should engage on climate A while back I was speaking to a major pipeline company and was asked how they should engage on the climate issue. Here’s my answer (lightly edited): Why engage? You’re …

A speaker for any energy event

In this issue: A speaker for any energy event The Human Flourishing Project: Focus and opportunity cost Upcoming speeches A speaker for any energy event One of the biggest challenges for companies and associations trying to hold great energy events is finding great speakers. And one of the biggest challenges for speakers is finding the best energy events. That’s why …

Ask the research team: NASA’s climate data

I occasionally have my research team answer emails from people seeking clarity on different energy issues. From time to time, I’m going to feature some of the best questions and answers on this blog. Question: How would you respond to the claim that NASA’s data on climate demonstrates that warming is clearly accelerating? Answer (from CIP’s head of research, Steffen …

A preview of “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0”

In this issue: A preview of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0 Happy Thanksgiving The Human Flourishing Project: The art of self-experimentation A preview of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0 I want members of my list to know it first: a new, vastly improved moral case for fossil fuels book is coming next year: The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels …

Debate invitation to Elon Musk and Michael Mann

In this issue: Debate invitation to Elon Musk and Michael Mann More “bite-sized” videos The Human Flourishing Project: Nutrition (part 3) Debate invitation to Elon Musk and Michael Mann Last year I spoke to 2,000 college students at Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit. This year I’ve been invited back–and Turning Point has asked me to debate one of today’s …

Learning from policy victories in Colorado and beyond

In this issue: Learning from policy victories in Colorado and beyond The Human Flourishing Project: Nutrition (part 2) Learning from policy victories in Colorado and beyond Three major anti-energy proposals were voted down yesterday, including Colorado’s shale energy semi-ban, Proposition 112. That’s good news for the industry–and for the millions of Americans who would have been harmed by these policies. Most …

Is a carbon tax good for human flourishing?

In this issue: Is a carbon tax good for human flourishing? The Human Flourishing Project: Nutrition (part 1) Is a carbon tax good for human flourishing? This year I’ve had a couple discussions with Republicans considering supporting a carbon tax. Here’s how I’ve been breaking down the issue. Let me know what you think. 1: Pro-flourishing policy requires recognizing the …

Increase your energy influence

In this issue: Increase your energy influence A new memo for companies facing ESG challenges The Human Flourishing Project: The weekend crisis and the Playtime Planner Increase your energy influence Most of us wish we could be more persuasive when it comes to the issues we care most about. But influencing others is enormously difficult–especially on an issue as emotionally …

New video of my speech to regulators

In this issue: New video of my speech to regulators The Human Flourishing Project: Q&A Popular links New video of my speech to regulators A few weeks ago I mentioned that I spoke to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) on the topic of “How to Win Hearts and Minds.” In that speech I shared what I think …

New interview on YouTube

In this issue: New interview on YouTube Celebrating hydrocarbon heroes Stop Arguing to 0, Start Arguing to 100 A new memo for companies facing ESG challenges The Human Flourishing Project: Review and survey New interview on YouTube Last week I appeared on the popular YouTube channel The Right Media to discuss human flourishing, climate, and The Moral Case for Fossil …