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: 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.” [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Power-Hour-82.mp3]   Download Episode 82 – Geoffrey […]

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

function get_style () { return “none”; } function end_ () { document.getElementById(‘variation’).style.display = get_style(); } 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. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Power-Hour-81.mp3]   Download Episode 81 […]

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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. Don is with the Ayn Rand Institute and co-author of the book Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government […]

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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 […]

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Access to Real Energy

I nearly experienced an oil disaster a few days ago—no, not an oil spill—rather, a disaster caused by my lack of oil. It was an experience that made me realize how much we take the widespread availability of oil, and other forms of fossil fuel energy, for granted. I was in backcountry Arkansas, part way […]

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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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The Natural Disaster in Japan Highlights Green Energy’s Failure to Live Up to Claims

A popular myth propagated in today’s culture is that so called “green energies” or “renewables” are viable alternatives to fossil fuels. There is little evidence to support this claim; however, adherents to this creed continue to push for restrictions and bans on today’s leading energy sources and demand ever-greater subsidies for “renewables.” The energy system […]

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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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