Readings

My new piece in USA Today on “climate change” and the presidential debates

I was asked to weigh in on whether or not climate change should be included in the upcoming presidential debate. My response was featured as an “editorial debate” on USAToday.com, and could possibly be released in USA Today’s print edition later this week (stay tuned). For now, here’s an excerpt of the online edition, released […]

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First The Government Went After ExxonMobil — Now They’re Going After Me

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is persecuting ExxonMobil and now me for having opinions on fossil fuels she disagrees with. My company, the Center for Industrial Progress, is one of the 12 cited in the new subpoena of Exxon, meaning that Exxon is supposed to release any private or confidential correspondence any of its employees […]

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How Republicans Can Make Energy a Winning Issue in 2016

The 2016 elections will have an enormous impact the future of energy in this country and around the world. The Obama administration has set in motion a combination of executive orders and international agreements aiming to drastically restrict national and global use of fossil fuels–a policy I believe would be highly damaging to our economy and […]

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The Truth About Sea Levels

Lately I’ve seen more “news” than usual about the dangerous sea level rises caused by rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere. Here are three seemingly scary stories from the New York Times: 1 2 3 Thanks in large part to our use of hydrocarbon (fossil) fuels, which release carbon dioxide when combusted, CO2 now constitutes, […]

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How to Win Hearts and Minds on Energy, Part 1: From Energy Supporter to Energy Advocate

In the 2016 election I want to make energy abundance a winning issue—which means that more candidates run on and win on a platform of energy abundance, in contrast to the energy poverty policies many of today’s candidates advocate. Chances are that if you’re reading this, you do, too. But what can you do? In […]

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Training the Next Generation of Energy Champions

Last week I got the opportunity to speak to nearly 1000 employees at Pioneer Natural Resources. I have spoken to larger groups before, but this one was unique: every single one of these employees had been given a copy of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels by their CEO, Scott Sheffield. And in fact, all […]

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Obama Administration Says to #AskDrH and Alex Obliges

The White House sent an email out three Thursdays ago—the release date of Alex Epstein’s The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, appropriately enough—telling its mailing list to go on social media and ask their Science and Technology Director John P. Holdren “questions about climate change”. While this was, of course, just a campaign to regain support for their destructive anti-fossil fuel […]

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Colorado Fracking Bans Could Cause Billions of Dollars in Compensation Claims

Bans on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in Boulder County, Colorado, could result in enormous destruction of wealth, states a study commissioned by The National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO). According to the Niobrara News, NARO; …released a report that estimates the future cash flows related to expected horizontal well results in the Wattenberg Field in Boulder […]

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Power Hour: Alex Epstein on Productivity

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein discusses what he learned about productivity while completing his forthcoming book, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Power-Hour-941.mp3] Download Episode 94 – Alex Epstein on Productivity Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes  

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Power Hour: John Christy on What Climate Scientists Know and Don’t Know

// On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with climate scientist Dr. John Christy about what climate scientists know, don’t know, and why. Dr. Christy is a Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Alabama State Climatologist. Go here to read Dr. Christy’s article, discussed on the show, […]

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