Power Hour: Travis Fisher on Electricity

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with electricity expert Travis Fisher about the basics of electricity, and about some of the lesser known facts about how this now-ubiquitous form of energy came to be the go-to resource for light, then for operating machinery in factories, and now for almost every technology we count on today. This is …

Power Hour: Michael Binnion on the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry

On this week’s Power Hour, Alex Epstein discusses the state of the Canadian oil and gas industry with Michael Binnion, CEO of Questerre Energy. Binnion combines a lot of experience with an uncommonly insightful historical and philosophical perspective that make his observations of the industry particularly valuable. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Power-Hour-51_mixdown.mp3] Download Episode 51 – Michael Binnion on the Canadian Oil and …

Power Hour: Myron Ebell on the Rise and Fall of Cap and Trade

On this week’s Power Hour, Alex Epstein interviews Myron Ebell, Director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), about the various forms of control that governments in the United States and Europe have taken over the energy industry on the premise of catastrophic global warming—particularly the rise and fall of “cap and trade” policies. …

Power Hour: Stanley Kurtz on the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein interviews Stanley Kurtz, author of a series of recent articles in the National Review on the fossil fuel divestment movement, its leader, Bill McKibben, and what the conduct of the members of the movement on college campuses tells us about the state of liberal education today. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Power-Hour-49.mp3] Download Episode 49 – …

Power Hour: Joanne Nova on Catastrophic Global Warming

This week’s Power Hour features Joanne Nova, a prominent commentator from Australia, known for her criticisms of catastrophic global warming claims. Alex and Joanne discuss the media portrayal of science, how to process the information we get about global warming, and the “skepticism” related to it. Download Episode 44 with Joanne Nova Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes