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Power Hour: Climate Science and Global Warming with Dr. William Happer

This week’s Power Hour features Dr. William Happer from Princeton University. Dr. Happer served as director of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science from 1991-93 and has written about numerous topics concerning climate and global warming. Be sure to check out Dr. Happer’s brilliant article “The Truth About Greenhouse Gases” mentioned on the podcast. […]

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Power Hour: What Fracking is Actually Like with Terry Cunningham

Ever wonder what fracking is really like? Meet someone who actually fracks for a living: Terry Cunningham, petroleum consultant. Alex and Terry talk about: The process of finding oil How oil is extracted What equipment is used What chemicals are involved Public perception And more… [audio: http://industrialprogress.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Episode-28-Terry-Cunningham-on-what-Fracking-is-really-like.mp3] Download Episode 28 – What Fracking is Actually […]

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How Coal Improves Our Environment

Check out the latest and greatest speech from Alex Epstein on “How Coal Improves Our Environment”. This keynote was given at the American Coal Council conference, August 21, 2012. Be sure to “Like” the  I Love Fossil Fuels Facebook page to see more awesome memes from the video. Not to mention fun contests, great information on fossil […]

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Energy Lovers Survey

Let us know what you like about Power Hour and what you’d like to hear more of on the show – take our Energy Lovers Survey. With your support we can make Power Hour a weekly podcast. With as little as $9/month you can continue to hear the informative and fascinating content you’re now enjoying but with the […]

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Shoot Bankers First, Fact-check Never

The industrial sector of the economy produces the material wealth that makes our environment beautiful, comfortable, tasty, and fun. Some of this wealth is consumed immediately, while the rest can be invested for the future. But those who spend their time producing it don’t necessarily have expertise in where to best invest it. That’s why […]

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Selling Your Soul For a Narrative: Understanding the Gleick Fraud

Within the green movement, Peter Gleick is a renowned environmental scientist specializing in the negative impact of global warming. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, co-founded the Pacific Institute, served as chairman of a “task force on scientific ethics and integrity” in the American Geophysical Union, and received a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship […]

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The Global Warming Campaign Takes a Blow

The movement to convince the public of catastrophic global warming is fundamentally unscientific. Its leaders do not, as true scientists would, objectively study and relay the full evidence about what drives the climate, they fixate obsessively on CO2. They do not share how poorly understood climate drivers are; they act as if they can predict […]

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A Nation of Traders

With the economy stuck in neutral and a presidential campaign well underway, one word has remained on the lips of political and economic commentators alike: jobs.  Jobs were at the center of the President’s State of the Union address.  Jobs, we are told, drive economic growth.  Jobs will determine who wins the presidential election.  Recently, […]

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Eric Dennis on “How Bad Science Becomes Common Knowledge”

My colleague Eric Dennis has written an eye-opening piece for MasterResource. It gives the best answer I’ve read yet to the question that everyone skeptical of catastrophic global warming should have an answer to: How is it possible for so many scientists and journalists to be very wrong about catastrophic global warming? Eric comes to […]

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The Power of Aspirational Advocacy

In the latest edition of CIP Insider, our new newsletter about CIP’s strategy for changing the way Americans think about energy and industry, I discuss what I call Aspirational Advocacy. Here’s an excerpt: If we focus our efforts on arguing against environmentalism, without offering a clear, defined, illustrated, inspiring alternative, then our best-case scenario is […]

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