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MasterResource on Break (back September 2nd)

By Robert Bradley Jr. -- August 27, 2014

… and already looking forward to the November release of Alex Epstein’s historic, timely call to national/international debate.

Early Praise ….

 “With more politicians in climate science than scientists, the refining fire of debate has devolved into the burning of heretics. Alex Epstein’s The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels may make your blood boil, but his cool reason and cold, hard facts will lead us beyond hysterics to a much better future.”


–Peter Thiel, entrepreneur and investor (cofounder of PayPal)


“If you want to see the power of fine logic, fine writing, and fine research, read Epstein’s book. In my long career, it is simply the best popular-market book about climate, environmental policy, and energy that I have read. Laymen and experts alike will be boggled by Epstein’s clarity.”


–Patrick J. Michaels, director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute


“Alex Epstein has written an eloquent and powerful argument for using fossil fuels on moral grounds alone. A remarkable book.”


–Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist


“With this brave and welcome book, Alex Epstein provides a clear, full-throated response to the catastrophists who want us to trash nearly all of our existing energy and power systems and replace them with expensive, incurably intermittent sources like wind and solar. We need more people like Alex who are willing to make the case for hydrocarbons. As Alex shows, those fuels are allowing billions of people to live fuller, freer, healthier lives.”


–Robert Bryce, author of Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper

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