Alex Epstein

Alex Epstein is the director of the Center for Industrial Progress, a for-profit think tank he founded in 2011. Its mission is to "inspire Americans to embrace industrial progress as a cultural ideal." He is also a blogger at Master Resource, a "Free Market Energy Blog," and a past fellow of the Ayn Rand Institute. Alex is also the author of the book Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet. A regular columnist at, his writings have been published in the Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Investor's Business Daily, among hundreds of other publications. Alex is a regular guest speaker at dozens of universities, including Stanford, Duke, Rice, and UCLA. He has debated Greenpeace,, and the Sierra Club on energy and environmental issues.

Videos Featuring Alex Epstein

Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?


Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?