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How much energy do we use? Robert Bryce on The Best of Power Hour

Did you know that the world uses over 20 Saudi Arabias worth of energy a day? On this installment of “The Best of Power Hour,” Robert Bryce, author of Power Hungry, explains the incredible scale of today’s leading methods of energy production. [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Robert-Bryce-on-Energy-Scale.mp3] Robert Bryce on Energy Scale Want more Power Hour? With your […]

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Debunking “Externalities”

A popular characterization of laissez-faire capitalism is that it leads to unacceptable negative “externalities,” such as pollution by energy producers. On this installment of “The Best of Power Hour,” Pierre Desrochers and I debunk this idea from several angles: political, economic, and historical. [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/PD-Externality-Fallacies.mp3] Download the Best of Power Hour–Debunking Externalities For more on […]

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What exactly are oil reserves? The answer may surprise you

We talk all the time about oil reserves–how much of them America has, how much the rest of the world has–but what are they, exactly? On this installment of “The Best of Power Hour,” oil economist Michael Lynch gives a great introduction to oil terminology. [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/ML-What-Are-Reserves.mp3] Download the Best of Power Hour–What are oil […]

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Why “Peak Oil” Predictions Are Always Wrong — The Best of Power Hour

On this installment of “The Best of Power Hour,” oil economist Michael Lynch explains some of the mistakes “peak oil” theorists make–and gives a fascinating insight on how to properly predict oil prices. [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/ML-Oil-Prediction-101.mp3] Download The Best of Power Hour: Why “Peak Oil” Predictions Are Always Wrong Want more Power Hour? Support our campaign […]

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More Industrialization, More Trees

In the latest installment of “The Best of Power Hour,” Dr. Pierre Desrochers how preindustrial lifestyles cause deforestation and other problems for the human environment. [audio:http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/PD-Energy-and-Environment.mp3] Download The Best of Power Hour — Industrialization and Forestation with Pierre Desrochers Want more Power Hour? Support our campaign to make Power Hour weekly.

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Did You Know that Big Oil Invented Recycling?

If not, you haven’t been listening to enough of “Power Hour”–the show where today’s top energy experts break down today’s top energy issues. Here’s an excerpt of Dr. Pierre Desrochers explaining what every American needs to know about recycling. [audio:http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/PD-Recycling-101.mp3] Download The Best of Power Hour — Recycling 101 with Pierre Desrochers   Want more […]

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Make Power Hour weekly for less than three cups of coffee

Next month, we’re going to take Power Hour to the next level–weekly–if our listeners really want it. If they want more guests, more debates, more of the perfect show to expand your mind while you commute or work out. Listen below for all the fun details, but the bottom line is that you can make […]

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Don’t Miss This Episode of Power Hour: Robert Zubrin, Author of “Merchants of Despair”

On this month’s Power Hour, I interview Robert Zubrin, author of “Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism.” [audio:http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/POWER-HOUR-ROBERT-ZUBRIN-5112.mp3] Download and save: Power Hour: “Merchants of Despair” with Robert Zubrin Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes I discovered Dr. Zubrin’s book two weeks ago, and have since read it […]

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Power Hour: “Capitalism and Our Environment” with Pierre Desrochers

On this month’s Power Hour, I interview Pierre Desrochers of the University of Toronto. Since later this month many people will be celebrating Earth Day, I wanted to expose listeners to one of the world’s leading researchers on the real, positive relationship between capitalism and our environment. Dr. Desrochers is a human encyclopedia on all […]

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How You, Individually, Can Change the World: The Power of the Moral Narrative

What is the highest-leverage thing that you as an individual can do to advance liberty and industrial progress in America? This speech and Q&A, which I gave to Berkeley Students for Liberty in February, is my answer to that question. It’s based on a powerful idea I call “reframing the moral narrative.” Download and save: […]

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