Posts tagged with 'Energy'

“Advancements Through 15 Years of Fracturing” Published 49 Years Ago

Today’s headlines describe the record oil and gas production volumes achieved by the men and woman who hydraulically fracture (frac) horizontal wellbores. As I explained in my previous article, few of these reports mention that people have been fracing for over sixty-five years. Opponents of fracing have capitalized on this failure. They are all too […]

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Keystone: “You Can’t Build That”?

What if I told you that a transportation company had plans to expand into region where the majority of commuters were stranded? The project was entirely privately funded, the materials purchased, many of the contracts signed, and that the route plan and design was the most studied in history. Sound like a straightforward business decision? […]

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The source of energy and jobs

As the stream of oil flows so does American prosperity. 

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Don’t Take Power for Granted

Bill McKibben (whom CIP founder Alex Epstein just debated) isn’t a fan of power. McKibben says “we need to cut our fossil fuel use by a factor of twenty over the next few decades” (Eaarth, pp. 184-185). What does that mean? Fossil fuels are not the only kind of energy, but they are the most […]

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US Oil Production is at 15-Year Highs, But Who Built That?

As President Obama has made a point of this election season, during his term US oil production has increased from what was considered a terminal decline just a few short years ago. (See my  previous article on the subject.) At the second presidential debate Mr. Obama stated: “We have increased oil production to the highest […]

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JOIN TEAM ENERGY!

Alex Epstein is preparing to debate environmentalist Bill McKibben.  And your support is critical.  As Alex has stated, “I’m dealing with a smart, slick adversary (McKibben) and an audience that’s coming in thinking about the issues much differently than I do.” This is the crucial element – changing how people think about environmental issues.  Alex […]

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Challenging Bill McKibben and the Green Establishment: The Environmental Case for Fossil Fuels

Alex Epstein’s latest Master Resource article, “Challenging Bill McKibben and the Green Establishment: The Environmental Case for Fossil Fuels”  gives the background and details about his upcoming debate with Bill McKibben. Last July, McKibben, an environmentalist, author and journalist, made an outrageous and dangerous call for dismantling the fossil fuel industry. Alex quickly challenged McKibben to a […]

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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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Energy in the 2012 Elections

With the 2012 federal elections looming, the two parties are vying for voters. In Colorado this week, President Obama was promising an extension of the George H.W. Bush Administration’s tax credit to corporations who participate in the generation of power from wind stating,  At a moment when home-grown energy, renewable energy, is creating new jobs […]

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