Jeremy Carl

Research Fellow

Jeremy Carl is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he focuses on energy policy and U.S. politics.

He has served as a policy advisor to many national political figures on a variety of issues ranging from energy to electoral strategy; His academic writing on reforming California’s energy bureaucracy was praised by a bipartisan coalition of former California governors and his work on distributed power has been lauded by leaders ranging from senior Bush Administration energy officials to the former Democratic Party head of the Senate Energy Committee. His recent policy work for a prominent Republican governor was highlighted by The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and the National Review.

Before coming to Hoover, Carl was a research fellow at the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford. Before that he was a research fellow in resource and development economics at the Energy and Resources Institute, India’s leading energy and environmental policy organization.

Jeremy’s scholarly work at Hoover focuses on energy and environmental policy, with an emphasis on energy security, climate policy, energy innovation and global fuel markets. In addition he has continued previous research on energy politics and policy in India and China.  Outside of his energy work he is a frequently sought-out commentator on U.S. politics and elections.

Carl is the author or editor of several books, including Powering the Armed Forces (with Admiral Gary Roughead), Conversations about Energy: How the Experts See America’s Energy Choices and Assessing the Role of Distributed Power Systems in the US Power Sector. His work has appeared in numerous professional journals in the energy and environmental field.

His political writing and commentary has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street JournalTime Magazine, National Review, Politico,the Economist, and many other leading newspapers and magazines.

Jeremy received a BA with distinction from Yale University. He holds an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and did doctoral work at Stanford University, where he was a Packard Foundation Stanford Graduate Fellow.

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Analysis and Commentary

Portland And The Left’s False Narrative

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, June 5, 2017

The coverage of the Pro-Trump free speech rally in Portland yesterday tells you a lot about the left’s cultural power and ability to set a narrative even when that narrative flies in the face of known facts.

Liberal Bullies Threaten Free Speech

by Jeremy Carl
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Georgetown professor provides the latest example.

Analysis and Commentary

The Democrats Didn’t Even Win A Moral Victory In Georgia

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district was yet another reminder that despite the mainstream media’s relentless narrative attempting to turn the early days of the Trump administration into a story of GOP rout, reality has stubbornly refused to cooperate with them. 

Analysis and Commentary

The GOP’s Kansas Victory And The Very Favorable Electoral Map In 2018

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Republicans are poised to do well despite facing some political headwinds.

Analysis and Commentary

What President Trump’s Energy And Climate Executive Order Does — And Doesn’t Do

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump’s order was a first step in scaling back the Obama administration’s regulatory overreach.

Analysis and Commentary

Jeremy Carl: What In The World Just Happened? Reflections On The 2016 Election

by Jeremy Carlvia Must Read Alaska
Sunday, March 5, 2017

Jeremy Carl delivered the Lincoln Day Address to a sold-out event in Juneau on February 24, 2017.

Analysis and Commentary

A Democrat’s Self-Dramatizing Departure Could Bring Real Reform To The FEC

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Sunday, February 19, 2017

Real FEC reform would be the opposite of what Ann Ravel and her Democratic colleagues want.

You’re Fired! Sally Yates Embodies The Left’s Loathsome Arrogance

by Jeremy Carl
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The left’s smug arrogance is always their undoing. For our latest exhibit, meet former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who, in what should have been her resignation letter in response to her refusal to carry out President Trump’s executive order on immgration, wrote “I am responsible for ensuring that the positions we take in court remain consistent with this institution’s solemn obligation to always seek justice and stand for what is right.” 

Analysis and Commentary

Time For A Palate Cleanser

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, January 30, 2017

If any of you have gotten exhausted trying to counter left’s continual lying about President Trump’s immigration policy, perhaps we need a change of subject. So let’s talk about the left’s continual lying about The Trump administration’s views on climate policy.

Analysis and Commentary

One Anonymous Trump Supporter Showed The Lawless Left What Democracy Looks Like

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Saturday, January 21, 2017

It’s an inevitable feature of left-wing protests everywhere. As they debase our political discourse with their absurd outrage theater and riots du jour you can count on some of them yelling out “This is what democracy looks like!”