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.

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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Power Hour: “How to Think About Global Warming”

// This week’s episode of Power Hour is a recent talk Alex Epstein gave to the Santa Monica Tea Party, on “How to Think About Global Warming.” Alex was originally invited to talk about “The Collapse of the Global Warming Hoax,” but he explained in the talk that “hoax” isn’t the word he would use […]

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Power Hour: David Kreutzer on Fossil Fuel Policy

// On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Dr. David Kreutzer about fossil fuel policy, the ideas that have inspired it, and their effects. Dr. Kreutzer is a Research Fellow in Energy Economics and Climate Change at the Heritage Foundation. You can learn more about him and his work at http://www.heritage.org/about/staff/k/david-kreutzer. [audio: […]

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The Tesla Debate

Yesterday, Forbes published my new piece “With the Tesla Model S, Elon Musk Has Created a Nice Nice Fossil Fuel Car.” Several members of the Tesla forum disagreed emphatically, with a range of arguments ranging from technical (I allegedly neglected the issue of “energy efficiency”) to emotional (I am “another hater”). Overall, I thought that the […]

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Power Hour: Andrew N. Kleit on Electricity Markets

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Dr. Andrew N. Kleit, Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics at Penn State University, about electricity and electricity markets. Other topics include the impact of weather on energy markets and the effects of energy regulation. You can read more about Dr. Kleit and his work […]

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Power Hour: Peter Grossman on U.S. Energy Policy

// For this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talked with Dr. Peter Grossman, Professor of Economics at Butler University, about his latest book, U.S. Energy Policy and the Pursuit of Failure. You can follow Dr. Grossman’s work at http://peterzgrossman.wordpress.com. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Power-Hour-62.mp3] Download Episode 62 – Peter Grossman on U.S. Energy Policy Subscribe to Power […]

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Power Hour: Larry Bell on Big Picture Thinking

// On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein interviews Larry Bell, Professor of Space Architecture at the University of Houston and a regular contributor to Forbes.com, about big picture thinking about energy subsidies and about claims of catastrophic climate change. You can find Larry’s recent Forbes article about subsides here, and you can pick […]

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Power Hour: CIP vs. Sierra Club at Stanford University

// On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein goes to Stanford University to debate Bruce Nilles, nolvadex onlinecanadian pharmacy Senior Campaign Director for the Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign. The subject of the debate is: “Should the government restrict fossil fuels?” [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Episode-48-CIP-vs-Sierra-Club-at-Stanford-University.mp3] Download Episode 48 – CIP vs. Sierra Club at Stanford University […]

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Power Hour: The Vassar Controversy

This episode of Power Hour features Alex Epstein’s controversial visit to Vassar College. Tune in to hear Alex talk about the harassment by the 350.org fossil fuels divestment group, upcoming events, and audio from the talk — “Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet“. [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Episode-45-The-Vassar-Controversy.mp3] Download Episode 45 – The Vassar Controversy Subscribe to Power Hour […]

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Power Hour: The Light Brigade

This episode of Power Hour features an in-depth look at The Light Brigade–CIP’s “counter-education” at the Sierra Club’s highly touted “forward on climate” rally.   [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Episode-42-The-Light-Brigade.mp3]   Download Episode 42 – The Light Brigade Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes See also: The Blackout Rally Meets the Light Brigade Why “Forward on Climate” is […]

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