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Recently, Shawn Steffee, an executive board member of Boilermakers 154 in Pennsylvania, was featured on a popular FoxNews segment in which he loudly and proudly advocated for fossil fuels.
On this week’s Power Hour Alex Epstein interviews Steffee about the fossil fuel industry in Pennsylvania and what its challenges and opportunities are going forward.
Why every other form of energy is made using fossil fuels
How Steffee learned about the case for fossil fuels
Why utilities should offer a real renewable energy option, where your power gets cut off when sunshine and wind are inadequate
What happens “behind the scenes” when you turn your lights on
Common-sense problems with using solar in regions with bad winters
Why “smart” people can have so many dumb ideas about energy
The oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania
The coal industry in Pennsylvania
The myth of the perfect climate