Alex Epstein: Humans Can’t Thrive Without Fossil Fuels

If you question climate change, then you’re in for a heated debate. But whichever side you’re on, it’s very likely you’re failing to consider some key context, says Alex Epstein, author of “Fossil Future: Why Global Human Flourishing Requires More Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas—Not Less.”

That context is the history of fossil fuels and how important they are to allowing humans to flourish on this otherwise inhospitable planet. That’s why Epstein makes the case that we should be using more oil, coal, and natural gas—not less.

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