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 …

Helping good regulators communicate more effectively

In this issue: Helping good regulators communicate more effectively New “bite-sized” video clips The Human Flourishing Project: Relaxed productivity (part 2) Helping good regulators communicate more effectively On Monday I spoke to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) on the topic of “How to Win Hearts and Minds.” The IOGCC represents the governors of 31 member states. In …

New Q&A with energy MBA students

In this issue: New Q&A with energy MBA students Upcoming speeches The Human Flourishing Project: Relaxed productivity (part 1) New Q&A with energy MBA students Two years ago I got an invitation from TCU professor Ed Ireland to talk to his energy MBA students. The class had read my book The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, and Ed wanted them to …

Challenging Elon Musk’s ideal of “sustainable energy”

In this issue: Challenging Elon Musk’s ideal of “sustainable energy” The Human Flourishing Project: Rejuvenation Challenging Elon Musk’s ideal of “sustainable energy” Elon Musk has a new, extremely popular interview on the extremely popular Joe Rogan Experience podcast. One of the foundational ideas he bases his energy analysis on—including his condemnation of fossil fuels and his conspicuous failure to advocate non-carbon, nuclear energy—is that …

Courageous coal leader calls out tech giants for their “100% renewable” lies

For the last several years I’ve been calling out digital tech companies like Apple for lying about being powered by “100% renewable” energy. I object to these lies not only because I do not like to see widespread lying, but because companies use their “100% renewable” lies as the basis of supporting policies that mandate or encourage the use of expensive, unreliable …

The truth about California’s new energy bill

In this issue: The truth about California’s new energy bill The Human Flourishing Project: Constructive Conversations New “constructive conversation” workshop for non-energy organizations The truth about California’s new energy bill On the Mike Slater Show last week I discussed a new California law to get 100% non-carbon energy by 2045. Topics include: Why we need energy to be reliable–and why wind and solar aren’t …

My energy heroes, new 3-minute “sizzle reel”

Energy Heroes On Monday morning I spoke in Sun Valley, Idaho at the annual customer event of Sinclair Oil, the company famous for its giant green dinosaur logo. I did two sessions. The first was “How to Talk to Anyone About Energy”—the one-hour speech version of the material I teach in my four-hour Constructive Conversation Workshop. I focused on three tactics: …

How to debate a climate alarmist

In this issue: How to debate a climate alarmist The Human Flourishing Project podcast is now on iTunes The Future of The Human Flourishing Project How to debate a climate alarmist The Heartland Institute just released a short video, “How to Debate a Climate Alarmist,” featuring a clip from my recent speech at Heartland’s America First Energy Conference. In the clip–sandwiched between a …

My Heartland keynote on making the moral case for fossil fuels

In this issue: My Heartland keynote on making the moral case for fossil fuels Human Flourishing Project episode 2: Upgrading our knowledge systems My Heartland keynote on making the moral case for fossil fuels Last week I delivered an evening keynote address at The Heartland Institute’s America First Energy Conference. I discussed the basic challenge supporters of fossil fuels and opponents …

Human Flourishing and Energy Progress video

In May I gave a speech at the Energy Disruptors conference on “Human Flourishing and Energy Progress.” It was the first ever energy speech I’ve given that was 100% about how to think about energy vs. a particular form of energy. A video of the speech is finally available: you can watch it here. The ESG threat…and how to counter it …