2 hr 3 min

90. Climate Hysteria with Alex Epstein The Bitcoin Standard Podcast

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In this episode Saifedean invites back philosopher and energy expert Alex Epstein to talk about climate hysteria and the energy issues facing the world today. They discuss the ongoing COP26 talks in Glasgow and why those setting its agenda are driven by an anti-human philosophy. They also talk about emerging power shortages around the world and why these are caused by a government-led push towards unreliable energy. Alex explains why being opposed to human impact on the environment is equivalent to being anti-development, and why restricting the use of coal hits the world’s poorest the hardest. In the Q&A, Alex answers questions on the gas shortages in Europe, scientific consensus on climate change and how to stay calm in the face of irrationality.
Resources
Alex’s first book The Moral Case for Fossil FuelsAlex’s upcoming book Fossil FutureA Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations by Robert BryceThree billion people use less electricity than the average American fridge.18 spectacularly wrong climate predictions from the 1970s, including several made by Paul Ehrlich.Alex’s Power Hour discussion with Richard Tol.Subscribe to Alex’s Substack “Energy Talking Points”Alex’s Congressional Testimony, May 19, 2021Alex eviscerates COP26 on GB NewsSaifedean’s first book, The Bitcoin StandardSaifedean’s second book, The Fiat StandardEnjoyed this episode? You can take part in podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s courses and read chapters of his forthcoming books by becoming a Saifedean.com member. Find out more here.

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In this episode Saifedean invites back philosopher and energy expert Alex Epstein to talk about climate hysteria and the energy issues facing the world today. They discuss the ongoing COP26 talks in Glasgow and why those setting its agenda are driven by an anti-human philosophy. They also talk about emerging power shortages around the world and why these are caused by a government-led push towards unreliable energy. Alex explains why being opposed to human impact on the environment is equivalent to being anti-development, and why restricting the use of coal hits the world’s poorest the hardest. In the Q&A, Alex answers questions on the gas shortages in Europe, scientific consensus on climate change and how to stay calm in the face of irrationality.
Resources
Alex’s first book The Moral Case for Fossil FuelsAlex’s upcoming book Fossil FutureA Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations by Robert BryceThree billion people use less electricity than the average American fridge.18 spectacularly wrong climate predictions from the 1970s, including several made by Paul Ehrlich.Alex’s Power Hour discussion with Richard Tol.Subscribe to Alex’s Substack “Energy Talking Points”Alex’s Congressional Testimony, May 19, 2021Alex eviscerates COP26 on GB NewsSaifedean’s first book, The Bitcoin StandardSaifedean’s second book, The Fiat StandardEnjoyed this episode? You can take part in podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s courses and read chapters of his forthcoming books by becoming a Saifedean.com member. Find out more here.

THE BITCOIN STANDARD TOOLKIT/SPONSORS
NYDIG - https://nydig.com
Cyphersafe - https://cyphersafe.io/ 
OKCoin - https://okcoin.com/
Nodl - https://www.nodl.it/
Coldcard - https://coldcardwallet.com/
CoinBits App - https://coinbitsapp.com/

2 hr 3 min