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: Occupy Wall Street with Dr. Eric Dennis

Power Hour Occupy Wall Street with Eric Dennis

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The Unsustainable Green Business

By Ryan Krause[Editor’s Note: I am excited to introduce our readers to Ryan Krause, a new blogger at Industrial Progress Report. Ryan Krause is a PhD Candidate and Associate Instructor of Strategic Management at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He conducts research in the areas of strategic leadership and corporate governance. –AE]Why did Solyndra […]

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SpOILed the Movie (Power Hour Episode 9)

It’s not every day that someone makes a movie about the vital importance of oil in human life. It’s certainly not every day that a documentarian blasts the notion that oil is an “addiction.” Mark Mathis’s SpOILed, coming out in limited release in October, is both a tribute to the role of oil in our […]

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My Speech about the Keystone XL Pipeline

This past Wednesday, there was a public hearing on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline (bringing oil from Canadian oil sands to the US) in Austin, TX. Center for Industrial Progress had a representative on scene to read a speech I wrote–unfortunately, he didn’t get to speak, as the event was stacked with representatives of environmentalist groups […]

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The Industrial Manifesto

By Alex Epstein [This essay was originally published in two parts as “Go Industrial, Not ‘Green,’” at MasterResource.]In the wake of two recessions following two fleeting, largely service-sector bubbles—the dot-com bubble and the housing/financial bubble—America’s intellectual and political leaders are championing the need for industrial progress.The ubiquitous Thomas L. Friedman takes on the subject of […]

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“Natural Resources and the Environment” by George Reisman

This is one of the best essays ever written on the true nature of resources. Dr. Reisman explains why it is possible and desirable for humans to produce an ever-greater quantity of resources. Here is one of my favorite excerpts. “The fact that the earth is made of chemical elements that man neither creates nor […]

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Ayn Rand on Environmental Issues

If you want to understand today’s “green” movement, there is no better resource than Ayn Rand’s farsighted analysis of the movement and its philosophy in the 1970s. The dinosaur and its fellow-creatures vanished from this earth long before there were any industrialists or any men . . . . But this did not end life […]

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