How to be a climate thinker

In this issue:  How to be a climate thinker From The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0 The Human Flourishing Project: How no news leads to good news Upcoming speeches Hearts and Minds Spotlight on our speakers How to be a climate thinker Last Friday at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit I spoke to 2000+ students about “How to …

The New “Moral Case for Fossil Fuels” — Chapter 1 preview

In this issue: The New Moral Case for Fossil Fuels — Chapter 1 preview The Human Flourishing Project: Engineering your life routine The New Moral Case for Fossil Fuels — Chapter 1 preview As I’m editing The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, I thought some of you might enjoy seeing my outline of the new book, including some big improvements. This week I’ll share the …

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 …