Power Hour: John Grizz Deal on Produced Water Handling and Small Scale Nuclear Power

On this episode, Alex interviews John Grizz Deal, Executive Chairman and CEO of IX Power LLC and IX Power Limited, on a new way to clean up naturally contaminated water from deep underground that is a byproduct of drilling for oil and gas. Deal also discusses the prospect of small-scale nuclear power production.   Download […]

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Power Hour: Ethan Atwood on An Amazing Advocacy Success Story

A couple months ago I spoke to the Alaska Oil and Gas Association and met a very bright industry member, Ethan Atwood, who told me how he and his company had become incredibly effective advocates by using the moral case for fossil fuels. To watch the interview with Ben Mankiewiecz of The Young Turks, click […]

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Power Hour: Marian Tupy on Human Progress

On this episode, Alex interviews Marian Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst at CATO’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity and editor of HumanProgress.org, about the state of human progress, economic inequality, and some fundamental differences between Europe and America. Download Episode 135 with Marian Tupy   Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes Subscribe to Power Hour […]

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Ask Me Anything: Reddit AMA Event on July 13th

I’ll be answering questions on Wednesday, July 13th at 9am pacific / 12pm eastern during my live Reddit AMA. Username: AlexEpstein

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First The Government Went After ExxonMobil — Now They’re Going After Me

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is persecuting ExxonMobil and now me for having opinions on fossil fuels she disagrees with. My company, the Center for Industrial Progress, is one of the 12 cited in the new subpoena of Exxon, meaning that Exxon is supposed to release any private or confidential correspondence any of its employees […]

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Power Hour: Dr. Denis Rancourt on The True Physics of CO2

On the latest episode of Power Hour, I interviewed physicist Denis Rancourt, one of the most intelligent scientists I have ever spoken to, about the true physics of CO2. You can find the work and publications of Professor Rancourt at his blog Climate Guy. His paper on radiation physics and CO2 can be found here. […]

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Power Hour: Dr. Amesh Adalja on the Threat of Infectious Diseases

On this episode I talk to Dr. Amesh Adalja, infectious disease specialist and professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, about the nature of infectious diseases, epidemics, and how to master these natural threats both on an individual level and on a societal level. Download Episode 133 with Amesh Adalja Subscribe to Power […]

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Senate Testimony on the Obama Administration’s Energy Policies

The energy industry is the industry that powers every other industry. To the extent energy is affordable, plentiful, and reliable, human beings thrive. To the extent energy is unaffordable, scarce, or unreliable, human beings suffer. And yet in this election year, the candidates, especially the Republican candidates, have barely discussed energy. Thus, I am grateful for the opportunity […]

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How Republicans Can Make Energy a Winning Issue in 2016

The 2016 elections will have an enormous impact the future of energy in this country and around the world. The Obama administration has set in motion a combination of executive orders and international agreements aiming to drastically restrict national and global use of fossil fuels–a policy I believe would be highly damaging to our economy and […]

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The Truth About Future Generations

Summary: There is no conflict between the present generation and future generations. The best way to benefit future generations is to benefit our present generation by guiltlessly producing and consuming resources. One of the least controversial ideas in our culture is “resource conservation”: the idea that we should prioritize conserving resources for future generations lest […]

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