Published: Oct. 17, 2019

The CU Boulder Free to Be student organization is hosting an Oct. 21 debate titled, “Should the world radically restrict fossil fuels use to prevent climate change?”

The debate will feature Alex Epstein, author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and founder of the Center for Industrial Progress, and Robert Kennedy Jr., an environmental attorney, activist and author of several books on science and the environment, including Crimes Against Nature.  

The discussion will be moderated by Guy Benson, political editor of, a regular guest on NPR's All Things Considered, and host of the Guy Benson Show. A question and answer portion will be moderated by Matthew Burgess, assistant professor of environmental studies at CU Boulder.

The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the University Memorial Center’s Glenn Miller Ballroom. General admission tickets to the event are free and available through the Eventbrite listing.