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...
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...

Video: The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong? For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to...
Immoral Government: “Phasing Out” Fossil Fuels

Immoral Government: “Phasing Out” Fossil Fuels

I thought of writing a post to defend the producers of the Canadian oil sands against yet another celebrity attack, after Jane Fonda flew here to lecture people, including the unemployed oil industry workers, to stop consuming fossil fuels and building oil pipelines....
No Business Should Cheer a Carbon Tax

No Business Should Cheer a Carbon Tax

I just changed cell phone providers. Why? My former provider, Telus, was tweeting its enthusiastic support for the newly announced Canadian federal carbon tax of $10 per tonne emitted in 2018. (The levy will increase every year, to $50 per tonne in 2022). See the...
Defending Fossil Fuel Companies Against Climate Catastrophists

Defending Fossil Fuel Companies Against Climate Catastrophists

In the dark world of the climate catastrophists, fossil fuel companies are the villains. Having been persuaded by the hugely inaccurate (to the point of being irrelevant) climate change models and operating from an anti-human stance, climate catastrophists are...
Corporations and Climate Change Salvation

Corporations and Climate Change Salvation

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has predicted that climate change will lead to a financial catastrophe—unless corporate leaders start taking the risks of climate change and climate change policy into account in their decision making. As Terence Corcoran reports...
Human Flourishing Requires Energy—not Government Coercion

Human Flourishing Requires Energy—not Government Coercion

As philosopher and author Alex Epstein (The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels) has convincingly argued, we need reliable, affordable energy to survive and flourish. Everything we do requires power: producing food and the rest of the material goods we need to survive and...

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