113. Saifedean demolishes Green Energy in Human Action Podcast
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113. Saifedean demolishes Green Energy in Human Action Podcast

May 9 2022 • 1hr 17m
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Can we eliminate the use of fossil fuels? Can electric cars replace gasoline cars? Is a transition to wind and solar energy possible? At what cost? What impact will a forced transition have on economic development? How do the costs of eliminating fossil fuels compare to the dangers of increased CO2 emissions? What evidence is there for a pending climate catastrophe? The Mises Institute's Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy host Saifedean for a fascinating discussion of these and many more questions!ResourcesSaifedean’s PhD thesis Energy Systems and the Knowledge Problem: The Case of BiofuelsThe St Louis Fed compares the cost and protein content of turkey and soy.Wikipedia article on dietician Lenna F Cooper.The Ultimate Resource 2 by Julian Simon for an analysis of resource scarcity.The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and Fossil Future by Alex Epstein.The Bitcoin Standard Podcast episodes with Alex Epstein here and here.The Bitcoin Standard Podcast episode Is CO2 the Climate Control Knob? with Tom Nelson.The Bitcoin Standard Podcast episode Fake Invisible Catastrophes with Patrick Moore with Patrick Moore.Saifedean’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 member. Find out more here.
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