The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels in Colorado

In this issue: The moral case for fossil fuels in Colorado The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels alarms the alarmists Technological optimism vs. technological pessimism  Best of Power Hour: Robert Bradley on our energy resources The moral case for fossil fuels in Colorado Last Thursday and Friday I had the opportunity to speak to 700+ Western Coloradans about why fossil fuels are vital …

Preorder The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0!

In this issue: Preorder The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0! Best of Power Hour: Dr. Edward Calabrese on the Science of Environmental Danger Preorder The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0!  I’m excited to announce that you can now preorder The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0 on Amazon. It’s completely revised and updated to make it more persuasive than ever.  The book will be published …

A new way to introduce people to the moral case for fossil fuels

In this issue: A new way to introduce people to the moral case for fossil fuels Power Hour: The Democratic debate’s approach to energy and climate, the real potential of EVs, and more The Human Flourishing Project: Recalibrating standards of success A new way to introduce people to the moral case for fossil fuels In the last several weeks I’ve …

The New “Moral Case for Fossil Fuels” — Chapter 1 preview

In this issue: The New Moral Case for Fossil Fuels — Chapter 1 preview The Human Flourishing Project: Engineering your life routine The New Moral Case for Fossil Fuels — Chapter 1 preview As I’m editing The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, I thought some of you might enjoy seeing my outline of the new book, including some big improvements. This week I’ll share the …

A preview of “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0”

In this issue: A preview of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0 Happy Thanksgiving The Human Flourishing Project: The art of self-experimentation A preview of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0 I want members of my list to know it first: a new, vastly improved moral case for fossil fuels book is coming next year: The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels …

My Heartland keynote on making the moral case for fossil fuels

In this issue: My Heartland keynote on making the moral case for fossil fuels Human Flourishing Project episode 2: Upgrading our knowledge systems My Heartland keynote on making the moral case for fossil fuels Last week I delivered an evening keynote address at The Heartland Institute’s America First Energy Conference. I discussed the basic challenge supporters of fossil fuels and opponents …

Figures and Data from The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels by Alex Epstein

This website is meant to provide high-resolution images of the figures in the book and—where possible—numerical data which makes it possible for the interested individual to recreate the figures. We cannot provide data that has been obtained under commercial licenses or from sources that prohibit redistribution, but we provide links to online sources where available.   Figure 1.1: 80 Percent …

Sharing the moral case with the energy finance community and upcoming events

Sharing the moral case with the energy finance community This Thursday I’ll be doing some events with the energy finance firm Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH) They are known for bringing in CEOs for an extended chat with their staff. I’m excited to be their latest guest. We’re tentatively planning to record my interview with firm CEO Maynard Holt. I …

Coming to a gas station near you…”The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels”!

Coming to a gas station near you Last Thursday and Friday I spoke to the Executive Leadership Conference of the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA). SIGMA represents companies that work close to the consumer end of the oil supply chain—including companies that sell fuel to gas stations and companies that actually run gas stations. These companies are in an …

“The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels” 3rd anniversary celebration

November 13 will mark the three year anniversary of the publication of The Moral Case forFossil Fuels. Since then the book has been read by tens of thousands of people, praised by many of today’s thought leaders, and become the go-to resource for industry leaders seeking to motivate their employees and change the hearts and minds of their friends, family, and colleagues. The most meaningful thing to me is that the book proved that it is possible to persuade many people typically …