Thought Emissions Threaten Intellectual Climate at Vassar

// On March 29, Alex Epstein’s talk, “Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet,” at Vassar College was interrupted by a student reading a prepared statement which denounced the consumption of fossil fuels as entailing, among other things, “intimidation.” The incident followed a week during which posters for the talk were ripped down, the home of the talk’s organizer was vandalized, and …

Power Hour: The Light Brigade

This episode of Power Hour features an in-depth look at The Light Brigade–CIP’s “counter-education” at the Sierra Club’s highly touted “forward on climate” rally. The Blackout Rally Meets the Light Brigade Why “Forward on Climate” is Pro-Blackout The Light Brigade Shines at the Shivering Blackout Rally The Light Brigade Event Page 350.org Tries to Intimidate Me Blackout Rally: “I approve …

“I approve of a blackout, I’m pro population control!”

Watch this 17-second video. A few weeks ago, I wrote: The Sierra Club, 350.org, and many other self-proclaimed environmentalist groups are planning a mega-“forward on climate” rally on February 17…This rally has nothing to do with climate, though I know many of its participants believe it does. It is about opposing any form of practical energy for any reason. It …

The Light Brigade Shines at the Shivering Blackout Rally

Some observations from the “Forward on Climate” Rally: Here’s the background on what we were doing February 17. At least a dozen protesters we met were proudly pro-blackout. Here’s one example. We wore shirts with the equation “Anti-Fossil + Anti-Nuclear = Pro-Blackout.” While we were preparing, at least a dozen protestors unthinkingly tried to buy the shirts condemning their position. …

Help the Light Brigade

As CIP ramps up for our Light Brigade opposition to the upcoming Blackout Rally–aka “the biggest climate rally in history”–we invite you to support our effort by becoming a CIP Accelerator. “CIP doesn’t have donors–we have Accelerators. We hope you join this unique group, which has helped fund our epic debates, ground-breaking books, and Talent Factory training program.” We have …