“Where is My Flying Car?” with J. Storrs Hall
On this week’s Power Hour Alex interviews futurist J. Storrs Hall, author of the mind-blowing book Where’s My Flying Car? which gives a brilliant analysis of what has held back many forms of progress, including flying cars, over the last half-century.
Topics they cover include:
What is the Great Stagnation?
How did you become interested in analyzing the Great Stagnation?
What is your basic explanation for The Great Stagnation?
How does government funding of research promote stagnation?
How does the “green” philosophy promote stagnation?
What was the trajectory of nuclear energy before government started criminalizing it?
What legal/regulatory reforms are necessary to decriminalize nuclear?
What can we do to liberate human progress from its political and philosophical strangulation?
On this week's Power Hour Alex Epstein interviews Toby Rice, the CEO of EQT, America's largest natural gas producer, about the causes of and solutions to the world's natural gas crisis.
The takeaway: The US could alleviate most of this crisis--if not for anti-gas-infrastructure policies.
On April 27th, physicist Steve Koonin, who worked in the Obama Administration’s Department of Energy, published a challenge to climate catastrophism called “Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, what It Doesn’t, and Why It Matters.”
While the climate catastrophe movement usually ignores...
This week’s “Best-of Power Hour” features Alex Epstein’s interview with physicist Steve Koonin, author of the blockbuster book Unsettled, with a new introduction in anticipation of their forthcoming interview on the next episode of Power Hour.