Nuclear

Nuclear, the most potent form of energy ever discovered, has enormous potential that has been held back for decades by false hysteria over safety; empirically, there is no less dangerous form of practical energy.

Power Hour: James Rust on the History of Opposition to Nuclear Power and Fossil Fuels

On this episode of Power Hour I talk to Dr. James Rust, a long-time nuclear engineering professor who experienced firsthand the Green movement’s assault on nuclear power and subsequent assault on fossil fuels. Download Episode 119 with James Rust Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes Stay updated. Join the discussion. Tell us what you think […]

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Power Hour: Kirk Sorensen on The Nuclear Opportunity

On this week’s Power Hour I discuss the potential of nuclear power with thorium advocate and Flibe Energy founder Kirk Sorensen. Download Episode 111 with Kirk Sorensen Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes Stay updated. Join the discussion. Tell us what you think on our Facebook page, or via @GoIndustrial on Twitter.

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Power Hour: Rod Adams on Nuclear Policy

On this week’s Power Hour, I’m joined by Rod Adams, publisher of Atomic Insights, to discuss the past, present, and future of nuclear policy. Download Episode 107 with Rod Adams Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes Stay updated. Join the discussion. Tell us what you think on our Facebook page, or via @GoIndustrial on Twitter.

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Power Hour: Rod Adams on The Secret History of Nuclear Power

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Rod Adams, publisher of Atomic Insights, about nuclear power and how the build time as well as the cost for new reactors have been increased by irrational fear of it. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Power-Hour-97-Rod-Adams.mp3] Download Episode 97 – Rod Adams on The Secret History of Nuclear Power […]

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Fossil Fuels Work. Footsteps, Hazelnuts, and Wind Energy Don’t: Alex Epstein’s Writings Through the Moral Case Release

As he said in a recent newsletter update, Alex has been “writing up a storm” since the weeks prior to the release of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. You’ve probably read several of the articles already as we’ve shared them around piece-by-piece. But you’ve also probably missed at least some, so much like with his People’s Climate March […]

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Power Surge: Pipelines, EPA Scare Stories, NATURAL Gas in Groundwater, Ocean Not-Acidification, Yucca Mountain Nuclear Recycling Facility

In this episode Alex and Steffen cover these news stories: The Canadian Energy East pipeline is in the crosshairs of environmentalists. EPA head Gina McCarthy puts out a scare story about how climate change will give children asthma. A recent study in New York State to establish baseline water quality confirmed once more that methane […]

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Power Surge: Lightning Edition

On this lightning edition episode Alex and Steffen cover the following news stories: Lockheed’s Skunk Works is working on a compact fusion reactor, promising a prototype in 5 years. A new study on fracking impacts reveals that drilling into the ground creates seismic activity but in the case of fracking this activity cannot be felt […]

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Power Surge: Japan Keeps the Lights On with Fossil Fuel Imports, Canada Wants to Build More Pipelines for Oil Sands Resources, American Lung Association Propaganda

[audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Power-Surge-20140713.mp3] Click here to Play or Save this Episode On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about the additional fossil fuel imports Japan relies on after shutting down most of its nuclear capacity after the Fukushima tsunami, Canada’s preliminary approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline, which will bring oil from the Alberta oil sands […]

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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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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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