Green Energy

The so-called environmentalist or Green movement is actually the biggest obstacle to a healthy human environment. For example, This movement has never supported a single practical source of energy–including CO2-free nuclear and hydroelectric–because its ideal is not human progress, but undeveloped wilderness.

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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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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Power Hour: Robert Bryce on Energy Progress

In this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow and energy author Robert Bryce about energy progress—what, in the big picture, is actually happening in the world of energy. Mr. Bryce is the author of several books, including Power Hungry: The Myths of “Green” Energy and the Real Fuels of […]

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Power Hour: James Taylor on the EPA’s “Secret Science”

For this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein spoke with James Taylor, Senior Fellow at the Heartland Institute, about his recent article on the EPA’s “secret science” and the ways the Heartland Institute has moved the needle on the climate debate.   Download Episode 83 – James Taylor on the EPA’s “Secret Science” Subscribe to […]

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Power Hour: Geoffrey Styles on the “Carbon Asset Bubble”

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Geoffrey Styles, Managing Director of GSW Strategy Group, about his recent blog post challenging the idea, put forward by Al Gore and David Blood in The Wall Street Journal, that we face a “carbon asset bubble.”   Download Episode 82 – Geoffrey Styles on the […]

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Power Hour: Marlo Lewis on the Top Energy Stories of 2013

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex is joined once again by Marlo Lewis of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, to discuss the top energy stories of 2013. You can find Marlo’s work at http://cei.org/expert/marlo-lewis-jr.   Download Episode 81 – Marlo Lewis on the Top Energy Stories of 2013 Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes  

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Fracking and Water Usage–As Discussed on Fox & Friends

As discussed on Fox & Friends, scheduled for Monday at 7:20am ET / 4:20am PT. Here’s an analysis from Muhlencamp & Company on the staggering and often unreported water requirements of ethanol. Here’s an analysis from Energy in Depth on how the natural gas industry produces more water than it consumes. Of course, other analyses […]

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The Industrial Manifesto

This essay by Alex Epstein was originally published in two parts as “Go Industrial, Not ‘Green,’” at MasterResource, and was posted on the CIP Blog September 28, 2011. I’m drawing it back to the surface because this is an important piece of CIP philosophy that everyone should read or re-read.   In the wake of […]

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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 and Minds. Don is a Fellow of the Ayn Rand Institute and co-author of the book Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas […]

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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 to […]

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