Videos

Alex at Google

Recently Alex spoke at Google on the moral case for fossil fuels, part of the popular Google Talks series. The Q&A session that followed brought up interesting topics, including how to frame a conversation about energy, the role of experts, and the impact of energy policies on poverty.

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The next 4 years of energy policy

Last week I was interviewed on the Reason.com podcast by leading libertarian thinker Nick Gillespie. The subject was the new administration’s energy policy–and, more broadly, what the right energy policy is. The interview was supposed to last 20 minutes but it ended up lasting an hour. Nick asked great questions and we covered some ground […]

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Students ask me anything about The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

A few months ago, Professor Ed Ireland of Texas Christian University asked me if I would do a remote Q&A with his Energy MBA students, all of whom had read The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. I am always grateful and excited when professors assign The Moral Case so I agreed, asking students to bring […]

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Opportunities to win the hearts and minds of students

A few weeks ago, in a note titled “Why I speak,” I told the story of the powerful impact the moral case for fossil fuels had on students in Missouri several weeks ago. Last week, I had a similar experience at Bethel University. Except this time, I made sure I recorded a couple of the […]

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Watch my latest debate!

Late last year I did a series of TV debates in Colorado where I took on a climate scientist and a 350.org leader, among other people. I’ve been excited about the release of this footage because I think I’ve gotten way better at debating since I wrote my book. You can see some of the […]

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Senate Testimony on the Obama Administration’s Energy Policies

The energy industry is the industry that powers every other industry. To the extent energy is affordable, plentiful, and reliable, human beings thrive. To the extent energy is unaffordable, scarce, or unreliable, human beings suffer. And yet in this election year, the candidates, especially the Republican candidates, have barely discussed energy. Thus, I am grateful for the opportunity […]

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Ted Cruz Loves Fossil Fuels (Or At Least Our T-Shirts)

Last Friday, CIP supporter Ben Nelson asked GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz a question live on C-SPAN, and he was nice enough to share the video with us yesterday. The question was about how government subsidies drive up college tuition, but Cruz was more interested in Mr. Nelson’s awesome shirt: @AlexEpstein @ILoveFossilFuel @GoIndustrial pic.twitter.com/dIrQbRjxcB — ben […]

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Prager University: “Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?”

“Is “green” energy, particularly wind and solar energy, the solution to our climate and energy problems? Or should we be relying on things like natural gas, nuclear energy, and even coal for our energy needs and environmental obligations? Alex Epstein explains.” Stay updated. Join the discussion. Tell us what you think on our Facebook page, […]

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New Highlight Video

Check out the new highlight video created by my agent, Leading Authorities. Stay updated. Join the discussion. Tell us what you think on our Facebook page, or via @GoIndustrial on Twitter.

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Power Hour: Alex Epstein at Wellesley College on The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

On September 17, I spoke to a packed room of students at Wellesley College about The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and answered questions for over an hour. Check out the video of the speech on Youtube. Download Episode 114 with Alex Epstein at Wellesley College Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes Stay updated. Join […]

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