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 …

Understanding the California Wildfires

In this issue: Interviews with Chuck DeVore and Patrick Moore on the California wildfires New California wildfire talking points on EnergyTalkingPoints.com New interview about Zac Efron’s “Down to Earth” Netflix series  Interviews with Chuck DeVore and Patrick Moore on the California wildfires As dangerous, out-of-control wildfires continue to cause damage in California, the media are in full force trying to blame …

Club for Growth promotes EnergyTalkingPoints.com

In this issue: Club for Growth promotes EnergyTalkingPoints.com Interview with David McIntosh, President of the Club for Growth New long-form interview Club for Growth promotes EnergyTalkingPoints.com Last week EnergyTalkingPoints.com got its biggest promotion to date by the Club for Growth, one of the world’s most influential free-market organizations.  The Club for Growth, which has 250,000 members, identifies and promotes free-market political candidates. When …

Congressman Chip Roy on the 2020 Energy Debate

In this issue: Congressman Chip Roy on the 2020 energy debate Recent and upcoming speeches, in-person and virtual EnergyTalkingPoints.com gaining steam Congressman Chip Roy on the 2020 energy debate On this week’s Power Hour, I bring on Congressman Chip Roy to discuss the 2020 energy debate and how pro-freedom candidates and citizens can be successful in it.  Some specific topics we cover …

Discussing CA blackouts and wildfires with Michael Shellenberger

In this issue: The Real Villains Behind the California Wildfires and Blackouts — a conversation with Michael Shellenberger Nominate an energy villain for the “Blackout 52” deck of cards EnergyTalkingPoints.com update The Real Villains Behind the California Wildfires and Blackouts — a conversation with Michael Shellenberger On this week’s Power Hour, I bring back Michael Shellenberger, my most popular guest of 2020, …

Lots of new interviews, California blackouts, “Economics, Energy, and Bitcoin”

In this issue: Lots of new interviews: Kirk, Prager, and more California blackouts Economics, Energy, and Bitcoin — this week’s Power Hour Lots of new interviews From now until the election I’m planning on doing a lot of media to make the case for energy freedom and spread the word about EnergyTalkingPoints.com. In the last week I’ve done interviews on: The …

My message to Kamala on fracking, big progress for EnergyTalkingPoints.com

In this issue: My message to Kamala Harris on fracking EnergyTalkingPoints.com Mark Mills on our energy future and why it isn’t “renewable” A reader’s letter to ExxonMobil My message to Kamala Harris on fracking Since the new Democratic VP candidate, Kamala Harris, has endorsed a ban on fracking, I decided to create a Twitter thread sharing my new talking points …

EnergyTalkingPoints.com and Mark Mills on our energy future and why it isn’t “renewable

In this issue: EnergyTalkingPoints.com Mark Mills on our energy future and why it isn’t “renewable” A reader’s letter to ExxonMobil EnergyTalkingPoints.com Energy policy, including climate policy, will be one of the main issues of the 2020 elections. I believe that the best policy for America’s future and the world’s future is a policy of energy freedom, in which all sources of …

Bjorn Lomborg on “False Alarm” about climate change + my most in-depth interview eve

In this issue: Bjorn Lomborg on “False Alarm” about climate change My most in-depth interview ever My favorite tweet of the week Bjorn Lomborg on “False Alarm” about climate change On this week’s Power Hour I interview Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, author of False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet. As I discussed in …

Greenpeace cofounder Dr. Patrick Moore eviscerates climate catastrophism

In this issue: Greenpeace cofounder Dr. Patrick Moore eviscerates climate catastrophism Wide-ranging interview on the “Hot Take of the Day” podcast Greenpeace cofounder Dr. Patrick Moore eviscerates climate catastrophism On this week’s Power Hour I interview Dr. Patrick Moore, ecologist and co-founder of Greenpeace. Years ago I interviewed Moore on the topic of ecology, and it was one of the most popular Power …