My new piece in USA Today on “climate change” and the presidential debates

I was asked to weigh in on whether or not climate change should be included in the upcoming presidential debate. My response was featured as an “editorial debate” on USAToday.com, and could possibly be released in USA Today’s print edition later this week (stay tuned). For now, here’s an excerpt of the online edition, released […]

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Watch my latest debate!

Late last year I did a series of TV debates in Colorado where I took on a climate scientist and a 350.org leader, among other people. I’ve been excited about the release of this footage because I think I’ve gotten way better at debating since I wrote my book. You can see some of the […]

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Why I speak–an unforgettable day in Missouri

I did not expect one of the most rewarding speaking experiences of my career to occur at the Missouri Institute of Science and Technology, a school I had never heard of, in Rolla, MO, a city I had never heard of. But that’s exactly what happened this past Wednesday evening. But first, let me go […]

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Power Hour: Dr. Patrick Frank on the Accuracy of Climate Models

On this episode, Alex interviews Dr. Patrick Frank, member of the scientific staff of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource/SLAC at Stanford University, on the physics of the greenhouse effect, analyzing the accuracy of climate models, and the politics and pseudo-science in climate catastrophism. Check out the Youtube video of Dr. Frank’s presentation on the accuracy […]

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Talking human flourishing and “Fossilosophy” on a top 50 podcast

I am the guest on this week’s “Art of Charm” podcast with Jordan Harbinger. The podcast gets over 2 million downloads a month, with listeners in 191 countries. If you’re interested in the underlying philosophy behind The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and the underlying method by which I am able to persuade the seemingly […]

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“I Once Believed Fossil Fuels Were Killing Our Planet”

Recently, I (Alex) asked some friends and colleagues from outside the fossil fuel industry to take a look at some of the advertising campaigns of the fossil fuel industry. In particular, I was interested in what they thought of the effectiveness of one popular approach: just focusing on the positives of fossil fuels to people’s […]

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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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