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.

Power Hour: Power Preview—4 New Talks to Industry

// This episode of Power Hour is a “Power Preview” of four talks Alex Epstein gave to industry audiences last week in Canada. Since the talks are not available publicly, Alex and CIP’s Adam Edmonsond recorded a preview with highlights of the key ideas. For the Movement subscribers and CIP Blog readers who have listened […]

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Power Preview: 4 New Talks to Industry

// This week Alex Epstein is in priligyhttp://pharmacy-online-24hour.com/meshashringi-online.html Calgary for some private consulting with energy companies, and for four speaking events: Today, Wednesday, Oct. 23, Alex is giving two talks, “Energy Heroes” and “How to Convert Fossil Fuel Opponents Into Fossil Fuel Supporters,” at the Gas Processing Association of Canada and Petroleum Joint Venture Association’s […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Environmentalist Cop-out: “The Fossil Fuel Industry Made Me Do It”

Last week, I commented on a noteworthy piece of Harvard President Drew Faust’s reasoning, from her statement rejecting the demands of Harvard’s fossil fuel divestment movement, about the hypocrisy of condemning fossil fuel companies while embracing and relying on their products. She wrote: Given our pervasive dependence on these companies for the energy to heat […]

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Dear Big Oil: Stop Acting Like Big Tobacco

// [Reprinted from Alex Epstein’s latest post at the Master Resource blog.] The following is the beginning of “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: the Key to Winning Hearts and Minds”—my soon-to-be published manifesto on how fossil fuel companies can neutralize attackers, turn non-supporters into supporters, and supporters into champions. I’ve been been circulating it […]

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Power Hour: Patrick Michaels on Global Warming and the IPCC

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Dr. Patrick Michaels about global warming and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Dr. Michaels is Director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute. He taught Environmental Science for 30 years at University of Virginia. He is a past […]

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Harvard Rejects Divestment—President Faust Refuses to Make a Deal with the Devil

// Last November, Harvard University held a referendum, initiated by the anti-fossil fuel activists of gofossilfree.org, on the question of whether the school should symbolically divest its endowment of any investments in fossil fuel companies, on grounds that “it’s wrong to profit from wrecking the climate.” 72% of students voted ‘yes.’ Last week, President Drew […]

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Is “Acidizing” the Next Fracking?

For the last several years, opponents of oil and natural gas have tried to convince the public that the “fracking”—hydraulic fracturing—used in much of modern production is “unsafe.” As claim after claim has been debunked and debunked, the “oil and gas production shouldn’t be allowed because it involves fracking” argument has lost some momentum. Unfortunately […]

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