On October 13, energy experts from Greenpeace and the Center for Industrial Progress will go head-to-head in a debate on the question: “Green Energy: Economic Savior or Economic Suicide”? The event, which will be hosted by The University of Texas Objectivism Society and sponsored by CFACT – Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow, will be held in the William C. Hogg building, room 1.120 on the UT Austin campus at 8 pm CT. It will also be broadcast live on the Internet via Livestream.
Representing Greenpeace will be Ryan Rittenhouse, a prominent anti-coal advocate and Greenpeace’s Austin Field Representative. Representing the Center for Industrial Progress will be Alex Epstein, the Center’s Director and a widely-published free-market energy writer whose work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Investor’s Business Daily.