Events

New speeches for the New Year

We’re alway up for custom speeches, but here are some of our popular topics. The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels – Alex’s flagship introductory talk that has inspired tens of thousands of employees to be proud of their work and share that pride with others. (Watch a short, 17-minute version.) How to Talk to Anyone […]

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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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How to Win Hearts and Minds on Energy, Part 2: From Energy Advocate to Energy Champion

Last week I discussed how an energy supporter becomes an energy advocate. Recall: Energy Supporter: An individual who is generally in favor of the most important sources of energy abundance, including fossil fuels, but lacks the motivation and/or capability to persuade others in favor of energy abundance. Energy Advocate: An individual with the clarity, confidence, and […]

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Training the Next Generation of Energy Champions

Last week I got the opportunity to speak to nearly 1000 employees at Pioneer Natural Resources. I have spoken to larger groups before, but this one was unique: every single one of these employees had been given a copy of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels by their CEO, Scott Sheffield. And in fact, all […]

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Pierre Desrochers Joins CIP as a Senior Fellow

Big news: Pierre Desrochers, one of the world’s foremost experts on human progress—its past, present, and future—has joined CIP as a Senior Fellow. Pierre, an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Toronto, is author of numerous volumes including The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-Mile Diet, an impassioned defense of modern, high-tech […]

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Fossil Fuels: Arguing to 0 vs. Arguing to 100

I believe supporting fossil fuels can be a winning election issue in 2016, if those of us making the case for them take the right steps to reframe the energy debate. I spoke last month at the Leadership Program of the Rockies Annual Retreat to explain how we can do just that, and the talk […]

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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 Surge: Keystone XL Permission Delay Increases Cost, UK Prepares for Winter with Green Energy on the Grid, Upcoming Anti-Civilization March

On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about the Keystone XL pipeline project, which will see significant cost increases because of the US government’s permission delay, how the British plan to keep the lights on during Winter with less practical and more green energy on the grid by temporarily shutting down industrial consumers, and the […]

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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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