Power Hour: Craig Idso on the Benefits of CO2

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Dr. Craig D. Idso, former president and current chairman of the board of the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change, about the benefits of CO2. You can learn about Dr. Idso’s work at www.co2science.org. Download Episode 76 with Craig Idso Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

Forbes: What George Clooney Can Teach Us About Climate Change

From Alex Epstein’s latest piece in Forbes: Since I’m going to devote a column to a quote by George Clooney, who, to put it mildly is not an expert on energy or environmental issues, let me start by answering the obvious question: “Why?” Isn’t the logical content of an article “What George Clooney Can Teach Us About Climate Change” an …

Cooling Trends in Climate Model Credibility

// From the latest piece by CIP’s Eric Dennis, on the Master Resource blog: The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released its first major global warming manifesto since 2007. Once again, the IPCC makes dramatic predictions of future warming and catastrophic consequences due to manmade carbon dioxide emissions. Typically, these predictions are reported as proven “findings” that have …

Forbes: The Church Of Climate Scientology: How Climate Science Became A Religion

// From Alex Epstein’s latest piece at Forbes.com: “Science” is perhaps the most abused word in the English language. The word used to name the method of Galileo, Newton, and Einstein has also been used to rationalize some of the most destructive political policies in human history, such as socialism and population control. The Nazis invoked the once-renowned “science” of …

Power Hour: The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

On this episode of Power Hour, special guest host Don Watkins interviews Alex Epstein about his new fossil fuel communications manifesto, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: The Key to Winning Hearts. Don is with the Ayn Rand Institute and co-author of the book Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Power-Hour-74.mp3] Download Episode 74 …

CIP Digest: Climate Change and the IPCC

If you’ve listened to Power Hour lately, you’ve heard a lot on how to think about climate change and about how legitimate scientific inquiry into the causes of phenomena like global warming are quickly being eclipsed by the highly politicized “scientific” reports of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The recent release of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report …

Power Hour: The Man Who Debunked the Hockey Stick

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Dr. Ross McKitrick who, with Dr. Stephen McIntyre, debunked the famous “Hockey Stick” graph used by the IPCC, Al Gore, and just about every other person and organization pushing for government action in the face of purportedly catastrophic global warming. Dr. McKitrick is professor of economics at the University of …

It’s For an Important Cause . . .

// Here is what Bill McKibben said about his fossil fuel use on The Colbert Report: There’s no doubt that I’m a hypocrite. I’ve spent the last 4 years on the move around the planet, building this big global climate movement, and spewing carbon behind me as I went. In 2008, Al Gore famously asked us to stop using fossil …

It’s Easy, Not Being Green

Writing yesterday on the copout environmentalists active discount pack . evista use to explain their use of massive quantities of fossil fuel products—“We live in the word that we live in, not the world that we’re trying to create”—it became clearer to me just how corrupt their notion of moral responsibility is. Moral responsibility starts with the individual, whose job …