Environment

We have a choice to make: which comes first, the human environment or the non-human environment? So-called environmentalists often sacrifice the human environment to the non-human environment. True progressives judge all environmental issues in terms of the human environment.

Good News! Colder Weather Drives Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Higher

“Colder weather drives forecast of 2014 energy-related CO2 emissions 1.1% above 2013 level” reads the Federal Energy Information Administration (EIA) headline. The EIA explains that “total energy use and CO2 emission for the first six months of 2014” increased when “compared with the same period the year before,” as Americans increased heat and power usage […]

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Power Hour Live: The Crisis in Energy Education and How We Can Fix It

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein debuts “Power Hour Live,” and leads a discussion on what to do about the educational system, which he says is saturated with environmentalist propaganda and teaches none of the positives about fossil fuels. You can listen to or download the audio file below, or on iTunes. To […]

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Rundown: CIP Counter-Protests People’s Climate March

Weekend before last, hundreds of thousands swarmed the streets of New York for the “People’s Climate March”, a demonstration to demand the nations participating in that weekend’s UN Climate Summit dramatically cut their fossil fuel use. No advocacy group, consumer group, or industry group appeared willing to stand against it, despite the fact that the incredible standard of living we enjoy in the […]

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Power Hour: Marc Morano on the Evolution of the Climate Debate

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Marc Morano, the creator of Climate Depot and Energy Depot, about his extensive experience with green ideology, the negative influence of anti-development activism on the world, and the connection to the catastrophic global warming hysteria. Check out Marc’s new film project Climate Hustle. Download Episode […]

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Power Surge: India Identifies the Green Threat to Progress, Another Attack by Regulation from the EPA

Click here to Play or Save this Episode On this episode Alex and Steffen discuss a leaked report by the Indian spy service that accuses organizations like Greenpeace to use foreign funds to block industrial progress in the country, the commitment of the Indian government to improve the country’s fossil power infrastructure, and another power […]

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Power Hour: John Christy on What Climate Scientists Know and Don’t Know

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with climate scientist Dr. John Christy about what climate scientists know, don’t know, and why. Dr. Christy is a Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Alabama State Climatologist. Go here to read Dr. Christy’s article, discussed on the show, “Climate […]

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Power Hour: Will Boisvert on Biomass and Modern Environmentalism

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with writer Will Boisvert about the strange bedfellows of biomass and the modern environmentalist movement. Mr. Boisvert writes on energy, environment, and urban policy for The Breakthrough Institute, and for such publications as The New York Observer and Dissent. Go here to read Mr. Boisvert’s recent […]

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Power Hour: Interview with Leighton Steward

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Leighton Steward about his experience in the oil and gas industry and his recent work on the issue of climate change. Mr. Steward has extensive experience in the exploration and production side of the industry, having served in various senior management positions. He is former […]

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Power Hour: Oil Landman Joseph Munsey

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Joseph Munsey about his experience as a oil industry landman. Download Episode 90 – Oil Landman Joseph Munsey Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes  

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Sacrificing The Poor In The Name Of “Renewable” Energy

In “The Poverty of Renewables”, Bjorn Lomborg challenges the often repeated claim that expanded use of so-called renewable energy will enhance the living standards of the world’s poorest people. Lomborg counters this by noting that people living at the lowest income levels spend a greater proportion of their wealth on energy. Therefore, diverting billions of […]

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