The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Alex Epstein

For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has been getting better and better. How can this be? The explanation, energy expert Alex Epstein argues in ” The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels,” is that we usually hear only one side of the story.