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Alex Epstein on How Coal and Oil Improve Our Lives

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Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh interviewed energy policy expert Alex Epstein about "How Coal and Oil Improve Our Lives" in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio.

Does the energy industry – particularly coal and oil – harm humans and destroy the environment? Are they necessary evils? Or are they positive goods? 

Alex Epstein is an expert in energy and industrial policy. He is the founder and president of the Center for Industrial Progress.

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