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Power Hour: Henry I. Miller on Food Technology

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein interviews Dr. Henry I. Miller, Robert Wessen Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, on the subject of food technology. Dr. Miller is the author of The Frankenfood Myth: How Protest and Politics Threaten the Biotech Revolution and many other books and […]

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It’s For an Important Cause . . .

// Here is what Bill McKibben said about his fossil fuel use on The Colbert Report: There’s no doubt that I’m a hypocrite. I’ve spent the last 4 years on the move around the planet, building this big global climate movement, and spewing carbon behind me as I went. In 2008, Al Gore famously asked […]

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It’s Easy, Not Being Green

// Writing yesterday on the copout environmentalists active discount pack . evista use to explain their use of massive quantities of fossil fuel products—“We live in the word that we live in, not the world that we’re trying to create”—it became clearer to me just how corrupt their notion of moral responsibility is. Moral responsibility […]

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Real Alternative Energy

“Alternative energy” conjures up the idea of a superior alternative but in practice is used to promote inferior alternatives–namely, solar, wind, and biofuels. At this point in technological and economic history, those are “alternatives” to coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, and hydro in the way that wood is an “alternative” to steel and cups attached to strings are […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Freedom is the Keystone to a Well-Oiled Economy

When I was fifteen years old, I was employed as a gas station attendant. The job was simple and honest. I would sit alone in a kiosk until a car drove up, at which point I would run out to my island of diesel, propane, and gasoline pumps. While I checked engine fluid levels, filled […]

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

This week’s Power Hour features the exciting conclusion of the McKibben vs Epstein debate! Tune in to hear the contentious cross-examination period along with the debate Q&A, including commentary by Alex Epstein. 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-33-McKibben-vs-Epstein-Debate-and-Discussion-Part-2.mp3] Download Episode 33 […]

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