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 …

“On behalf of environmentalists, I apologize for the climate scare” — my interview with Michael Shellenberger, author of Apocalypse Never

On this week’s Power Hour, I interview Michael Shellenberger, author of Apocalypse Never. Shellenberger has become somewhat of a sensation this week, with his book hitting #5 on Amazon and with his widely shared summary of the book “On Behalf Of Environmentalists, I Apologize For The Climate Scare.” In our interview, we cover: How Shellenberger went from being a renewables …

Two valuable books and a new COVID-19 paper

In this issue: Two valuable new books: Apocalypse Never and False Alarm A new COVID paper I contributed to A thought on COVID policy Two valuable new books: Apocalypse Never and False Alarm On this week’s Power Hour, I discuss two soon-to-be released books that I’ve read and am very excited about: Apocalypse Never by Michael Shellenberger and False Alarm by Bjorn Lomborg. As I discuss on the episode, I think …

New Q&A on 100% renewable policies, violating stay-at-home orders, and George Floyd

In this issue: An idea for challenging “100% renewable” policies Why I publicly violated Gavin Newsom’s stay at home orders How I think about the George Floyd saga Hearts and Minds Accelerator update An idea for challenging “100% renewable” policies On this week’s Power Hour I answer some interesting questions I’ve gotten from listeners recently. One, from James, an Accelerator, is about the viability of a …

New interview with Matt Ridley on energy innovation, a thought on this week’s news, and more

In this issue: How Energy Innovation Works: an interview with Matt Ridley New Interview on Oil & Gas 360 New Interview on The Situation Room The Return of Live Events A Thought on This Week’s News Tomorrow’s “Accelerator call”: an overview of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels 2.0 How Energy Innovation Works: an interview with Matt Ridley On this week’s Power Hour I interview …

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 …