Entries by Alex Epstein

The Paris Energy Poverty Summit

I recently wrote a series of articles for prominent newspapers around the country on why we should carefully watch the ongoing anti-fossil fuel negotiations in Paris. The summary: “The heads of 190 countries, including President Obama, are meeting for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.Their goal is to reach an international agreement that will […]

VIDEO: Why You Should Love Fossil Fuel

Here’s my YouTube interview with Internet sensation Stefan Molyneux. Check it out. Power Hour: Pierre Desrochers on The Bet On the latest episode of Power Hour, I talk to Pierre Desrochers about the 25th anniversary of the momentous bet between resource theorists Paul Ehrlich and Julian Simon. Download Episode 113 with Pierre Desrochers Subscribe to Power […]

The Industrial Manifesto

In the wake of two recessions following two fleeting, largely service-sector bubbles—the dot-com bubble and the housing/financial bubble—America’s intellectual and political leaders are championing the need for industrial progress. The ubiquitous Thomas L. Friedman takes on the subject of industrial progress in his latest book, That Used to Be Us, coauthored by political scientist Michael […]