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 …

How to expose the true nature of pro-solar policies

In this issue: How to expose the true nature of pro-solar policies What are your favorite energy stories? Talking points for today’s most vital issues Best of Power Hour: Best of Power Hour: Mukul Sharma on Fracking 101 How to expose the true nature of pro-solar policies During a recent speech to members of the fossil fuel industry I was asked, “​How do you answer …

Talking points for today’s most vital issues

In this issue: Talking points for today’s most vital issues Seeking energy stories about individuals Should we rely only on fossil fuels? Best of Power Hour: Pierre Desrochers on Capitalism and Our Environment Talking points for today’s most vital issues As I’ve been traveling around and talking to different people, one of the most common requests I hear is for effective talking …

What are your favorite energy stories? (Win an I Love Fossil Fuels t-shirt)

In this issue: What are your favorite energy stories? (Win an I Love Fossil Fuels t-shirt) A reader success story Best of Power Hour: Kirk Sorensen on Thorium The Human Flourishing Project: The most important New Year’s resolution What are your favorite energy stories? (Win an I Love Fossil Fuels t-shirt) Energy policy makes an enormous difference in the length and quality …

How to get people to question the climate “consensus”

In this issue: How to get people to question the climate “consensus” Best of Power Hour: Michael Lynch on the economics of oil prices The Human Flourishing Project: Choosing the right thinking medium + an interview on nutrition  How to get people to question the climate “consensus” During a recent speech to members of the oil and gas industry I was asked, …

How to point out fossil fuel hypocrisy

In this issue: How to point out fossil fuel hypocrisy Recommended Reading Best of Power Hour: Marian Tupy on Human Progress How to point out fossil fuel hypocrisy During a recent speech to members of the industry I was asked, “​How do you deal with the hypocrisy of the fact that the people who oppose fossil fuels are using them everyday, whether …

A pro-human response to rising CO2 levels

In this issue: A pro-human response to rising CO2 levels Best of Power Hour: Robert Zubrin on Merchants of Despair The Human Flourishing Project: How to guarantee progress A pro-human response on rising CO2 levels Power Hour guest Robert Zubrin (see below) has a new book out, The Case for Space: How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up a Future of Limitless Possibility. I have …

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 …

3 undeniable but little-known truths that will shape our energy future

In this issue: 3 undeniable but little-known truths that will shape our energy future Best of Power Hour: John Christy on what climate scientists know and don’t know The Human Flourishing Project: How to guarantee progress 3 undeniable but little-known truths that will shape our energy future  Last night I spoke about the future of energy to the board and senior employees …

New video: my UT Austin event

In this issue: New video: my UT Austin event Best of Power Hour: Brendan O’Neill on Humanism and Anti-humanism In case anyone is looking for a virtual executive assistant…  New video: My UT Austin event Here is the video of my recent speech on the moral case for fossil fuels at the University of Texas at Austin.  Not only is it one of …

More feedback on my UT Austin event

In this issue: More feedback on my UT Austin event My debate with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is now on YouTube Best of Power Hour: Judith Curry on the state of climate science In case anyone is looking for a virtual executive assistant…  The Human Flourishing Project: Mastering 80% More feedback on my UT Austin event I’m looking forward to sharing video …