My View Of A Naturally Useless Oil Sands Outcrop

By DAVID BIEDERMAN Pictured below is an outcrop (exposed section) of oil-soaked sand. Oil sands are naturally occurring mixtures of sand, clay, and a viscous type of petroleum called bitumen. The brown and grey layers are sand, sandstone, and clay; the black layers are the oil sands. What a contrast it was to hold this crumbling and seemingly useless mixture …

The Power Liars: How Google, Microsoft, and Amazon pretend to be 100% renewable

In this issue: Upcoming “Accelerator call”: an overview of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0 The Power Liars: How Google, Microsoft, and Amazon pretend to be 100% renewable New interview on “COB Tuesday” New interview on “Death to Tyrants” podcast Catch up on the Human Flourishing Project Upcoming “Accelerator call”: an overview of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels …

Elon Musk, empowering candidates, how a freer market can help us protect ourselves from COVID-19

In this issue: I’m quoted in a Financial Times story about Elon Musk “How bad are solar and wind?” A new video by my colleague Steffen Henne A new, wide-ranging interview Power Hour: How a freer market can help us protect ourselves from COVID-19 Hearts and Minds Accelerator update–empowering candidates I’m quoted in a Financial Times story about Elon Musk Last week the Financial Times had …

A free-market response to oil price crashes

In this issue: A free-market response to oil crashes—an interview with the Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission My response to celebrities calling for a “radical transformation” post COVID-19 New Questions and Answers New interviews Hearts and minds Accelerator update A free-market response to oil crashes—an interview with the Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission On this week’s Power Hour I interview …

The 5 Things Planet of the Humans Gets Totally Wrong

In this issue: The Five Things Planet of the Humans Gets Totally Wrong New Interviews “Safer Outside” — How Lockdowns Make Us More Vulnerable to COVID-19 An Opportunity for Young Freedom Fighters Last Week of Double Accelerator  The Five Things Planet of the Humans Gets Totally Wrong On last week’s Power Hour I covered “The Five Things Planet of the Humans Gets (Mostly) Right.” This week’s …

My response to Planet of the Humans, Candace Owens Show interview at 250K views, COVID influence, book progress

In this issue: The five things Planet of the Humans gets (mostly) right — new video My new Candace Owens Show interview at 250K views and counting COVID-19 influence Reminder: The anti-fossil fuel movement has not shut down Book progress Double Accelerator continues Communications coaching Hearts and Minds The five things Planet of the Humans gets (mostly) right — new video This week’s Power Hour is …

New climate talking points, triumphing over disruption, a pro-freedom approach to COVID-19

In this issue: Donor offers to double Accelerator contributions New climate talking points Workshop this Friday: “Triumphing Over Disruption” A pro-freedom approach to COVID-19 My favorite COVID-19 commentators Donor offers to double Accelerator contributions Thanks to everyone who has contributed to our Accelerator program. (For more on this program see the bottom of this email.) I’m happy to announce that the Prometheus Foundation, …

Obama’s wrong lesson on pandemic preparedness, the future of fossil fuels, COVID-19 recovery

In this issue: Empowering pro-freedom candidates A virtual speech on the future of fossil fuels Why new green energy mandates would be a death blow to economic recovery Obama draws exactly the wrong lesson on pandemic preparedness What is our COVID-19 goal? New interviews: The Tom Woods Show, The Pholosopher, The Pursuit of Happiness Hearts and Minds The Human Flourishing Project: Flourishing during …

4 projects for 2020, a path forward on COVID, and more

In this issue: 4 projects for 2020 Power Hour: Don’t stop living, live smarter: a path forward on COVID-19 Three new interviews Overpopulation is not the problem New review for The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 4 projects for 2020 In this crucial election year for energy, with the industry under siege, my small team and I have big plans to change …