The Nexus of U.S. Energy Policy, Climate Science, Freedom and Prosperity
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All the things we care about tie back to one simple question: Can you turn your lights on in the morning?
Whether it’s cryptocurrency in Iceland, marijuana cultivation in Colorado, or a small woman-owned business in Ethiopia, the need for cheap, abundant electricity is critical. Across the globe, Power = Power. But how do we plug in every person on the planet without killing the planet?
Steamboat Institute’s Energy and Climate Summit featured in-depth discussion, debate and analysis by climate scientists, members of Congress, government officials, filmmakers, educators, and nationally recognized journalists.
“Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t and Why It Matters”
Steven Koonin, Ph.D.
Undersecretary for Science in the Obama Administration Energy Department
Author of Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and Why It Matters
“Should America Rapidly Eliminate Fossil Fuel Use to Prevent Climate Catastrophe?”
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
Andrew Dessler, Ph.D.
Author of Introduction to Modern Climate Change
“Why an All of the Above Energy Strategy, Including Oil, Gas and Coal, is Essential”
Author of: Inconvenient Truths about Energy
(Moderated by Drew Bond – Cofounder and President of C3 Solutions)
“The Cost of Climate Alarmism”
Bjorn Lomborg, Ph.D.
President of the Copenhagen Consensus Center
Author of False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet
How to Spend $75 Billion to Make the World a Better Place
The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World
Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist’s Guide to Global Warming
The Nobel Laureates Guide to the Smartest Targets for the World 2016-2030
Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits
“Avoiding Blackouts: The Future of U.S. Energy Policy and Lessons Learned from the 2021 Texas Power Outage”
Producer of the documentary film Juice: How Electricity Explains the World
Author of A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations
Cronies: Oil, The Bushes, And The Rise Of Texas, America’s Superstate
Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of ‘Energy Independence’
Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper: How Innovation Keeps Proving the Catastrophists Wrong
Power Hungry: The Myths of ‘Green’ Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future
Host/Producer of The Jacki Daily Show
“The Impact of Current Global Crisis on U.S. National Security, Energy Policy, and Your Family’s Freedom & Finances”
Vice President for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation
Author of: Brutal War: Jungle Fighting in Papua New Guinea, 1942
Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World Nov 28, 2011
Private Sector, Public Wars: Contractors in Combat – Afghanistan, Iraq, and Future Conflicts (Changing Face of War)
Lakshman Guruswamy, Ph.D.
Author of: International Energy and Poverty: The Emerging Contours
International Environmental Law in a Nutshell
Global Energy Justice: Law and Policy
(Moderated by Philip Wegman — White House Reporter for Real Clear Politics and Tony Blankley Senior Fellow at the Steamboat Institute)
“The American Energy, Jobs and Climate Plan”
Co-author of The American Energy, Jobs and Climate Plan
“Carbon and Climate Catastrophe”
Patrick Moore, Ph.D.
Author of Fake Invisible Catastrophes and Threats of Doom
Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist