Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?

Is it true that 97% of climate scientists agree that climate change is real? Where does the 97% figure come from? And if it is true, do they agree on both the severity of and the solution to climate change? New York Times bestselling author Alex Epstein, founder of...

The Science Behind ‘Climate Change’

Richard Lindzen, an MIT atmospheric physicist and one of the world’s leading climatologists, summarizes the science behind climate change. Climate change is an urgent topic of discussion among politicians, journalists and celebrities…but what do scientists...
The Danger of Environmentalism

The Danger of Environmentalism

Earth Day approaches, and with it a grave danger faces mankind. The danger is not from acid rain, global warming, smog, or the logging of rain forests, as environmentalists would have us believe. The danger to mankind is from environmentalism. The fundamental goal of...

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

To make earth cleaner, greener and safer, which energy sources should humanity rely on? Alex Epstein of the Center for Industrial Progress explains how modern societies have cleaned up our water, air and streets using the very energy sources you may not have...

Why We Should Celebrate Fossil Fuels on Earth Day

Every year on Earth Day we learn how bad humanity’s economic development is for the health of the planet. But maybe this is the wrong message. Maybe we should instead reflect on how human progress, and the use of fossil fuels, has made our environment cleaner...
The Real Meaning of Earth Hour

The Real Meaning of Earth Hour

On Saturday, March 29, cities around the world will turn off their lights to observe “Earth Hour.” Iconic landmarks from the Sydney Opera House to Manhattan’s skyscrapers will be darkened to encourage reduced energy use and signal a commitment to fighting climate...
What is a ‘Rational’ Climate Policy?

What is a ‘Rational’ Climate Policy?

I recently attended a talk about rational climate policy in Calgary, the headquarter city of the Canadian oil industry. The presenters where  economics professor Trevor Tombe and former pipeline executive Dennis McConaghy who argued that the Canadian federal...
FCC Ends The Net Neutrality Attack on Internet Freedom

FCC Ends The Net Neutrality Attack on Internet Freedom

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has repealed President Obama’s net neutrality regulations from 2015. Good for FCC. I’m not a fan of it, or of any other government regulatory agency, but repealing regulation is always welcome. I was hesitating to write...
Wither Post-Carbon Economy?

Wither Post-Carbon Economy?

Governments’ are making great efforts—such as banning oil pipelines and subsidizing unprofitable “green” technologies to avert man-made climate change—to help businesses move to the post-carbon economy. But businesses are not getting on the bandwagon. The few...
The Truth About Climate Change

The Truth About Climate Change

Climate change is real and persistent. Even a brief study of the recent past illustrates this, but it becomes all the more certain when one broadens the scope to take in the vast sweep of geologic time. Is nature’s inherent dynamism responsible for the climate change...

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