Posts tagged with 'Coal'

The Natural Disaster in Japan Highlights Green Energy’s Failure to Live Up to Claims

A popular myth propagated in today’s culture is that so called “green energies” or “renewables” are viable alternatives to fossil fuels. There is little evidence to support this claim; however, adherents to this creed continue to push for restrictions and bans on today’s leading energy sources and demand ever-greater subsidies for “renewables.” The energy system […]

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Gratitude

The creators of Thanksgiving recognized that they had a lot to be thankful for–and yet they were lucky if 2/3 of their children made it past the age of 15. If they were grateful for the fruits of their way of life, how grateful should we be for ours? Every year I spend studying industrial […]

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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 and the Modern Hospital

The modern hospital is a great industrial achievement. Medical technologies found in hospitals have greatly extended both the quantity and quality of our lives. It is advancements in these technologies that allow medical professionals to replace worn-out joints, to maintain breathing and circulation while a patient’s organs lay exposed during surgery, or to use controlled […]

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Power Hour: Mark Mills on the Future of Energy

This week’s Power Hour features Mark Mills, co-author of the influential energy book, “The Bottomless Well”. Alex and Mark discuss his latest article on “Unleashing the North American Energy Colossus: Hydrocarbons Can Fuel Growth and Prosperity”. Topics include: Potential North American growth of coal, oil, and natural gas industries The attack on hydraulic fracturing The […]

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Coal is Clean

Over the past month and a half, I’ve been speaking at numerous universities, including Stanford, Berkeley, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Toronto. One point I like to stress is that we should think of coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear, as clean energy. Why? After all, don’t these each have byproducts and risks that are undesirable? Sure, […]

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