The Blackout Rally Meets the Light Brigade

The Sierra Club, 350.org, and many other self-proclaimed environmentalist groups are planning a mega–“forward on climate” rally on February 17. To assess whether this is a good thing, you need know only two facts. In all of human history, there have been only three cheap, plentiful, reliable sources of energy: fossil fuel energy, nuclear energy, and hydroelectric energy. (Solar and …

Power Hour: Magdalena Segieda on FrackNation

This week’s Power Hour features an interview with Magdalena Segieda, co-director of the new documentary, FrackNation. Learn… why FrackNation is so important what the “victims” of frac’ing are really like (hint: they know a lot more about it than the attackers) what happened at the FrackNation premiere in NY the truth about Josh Fox (creator of Gasland) what life is …

DishonestLand: Hollywood’s “Promised Land” Slanders the Frac’ing Revolution

[Originally published in MasterResource] The story of hydraulic fracturing (frac’ing) is one of the most important stories of our time. It needs to be told far and wide–and certainly by our top talent in Hollywood. The true story of frac’ing is utterly inspiring. A band of renegade oil and gas executives, engineers, and rig-workers developed a technology that could transform worthless rock into …

Power Hour: Steffen Henne on McKibben Debate Breakdown Part 2 of 2

Happy new year! Part 2 of the McKibben debate breakdown is here just in time for 2013. A recap: Alex Epstein and resident researcher Steffen Henne take on Bill McKibben’s “evidence” presented from November’s debate on fossil fuels. Check out part 1 first if you haven’t already. The full debate can also be seen here. Points covered on this episode: …

Power Hour: Steffen Henne on McKibben Debate Breakdown Part 1 of 2

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein and resident researcher Steffen Henne take on all of the “evidence” Bill McKibben presents in his opening statement from November’s debate on fossil fuels. If you haven’t already seen it, you can watch the full debate here. Points covered on this episode: Connection between fossil fuels and human life Fossil fuels and …

Power Hour: Dr. Dino Ress vs Alex Epstein Debate and Commentary
Part 2 of 2

This week’s Power Hour will feature the last half of the Dr. Dino Ress vs Alex Epstein debate! If you missed the first half, make sure to listen to episode 34 first. Again, check it out if you missed the debate, or if you simply want to relive the drama! Includes: Information on the Progressive Energy Project; and Debate audio …

Power Hour: Dr. Dino Ress vs Alex Epstein Debate and Commentary
Part 1 of 2

This week’s Power Hour will feature audio from the Dr. Dino Ress vs Alex Epstein debate! Check it out if you missed the debate, or if you simply want to relive the drama. Get the inside scoop: Alex talks about his thoughts on the debate; and upcoming episodes of Power Hour [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Episode-34-Dr-Dino-Ress-vs-Alex-Epstein-Debate-and-Discussion-Part-1.mp3] Download Episode 34 – Part 1: Dr. …

Power Hour: The McKibben vs Epstein Debate and Commentary
Part 1 of 2

This week’s Power Hour will feature audio from the McKibben vs Epstein debate! Check it out if you missed the debate, or if you simply want to relive the drama. Get the inside scoop: Alex talks about his thoughts on the debate; and upcoming episodes of Power Hour [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Episode-32-McKibben-vs-Epstein-Debate-and-Discussion-Part-1.mp3] Download Episode 32 – Part 1: McKibben vs Epstein Debate …

My Debate With Bill McKibben

Here is the rough-cut video of the event, which took place Monday at Duke University. Thanks to the Program on Values and Ethics in the Marketplace for hosting. Note that Bill McKibben is, right now, on tour promoting the destruction of the fossil fuel industry, the engine of our civilization. The battle has just begun. While McKibben has political correctness …