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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Recent Commentary

The Lawless Anti-White Identity Politics Of The Democratic Party Is on Full Display in Philly

by Jeremy Carl
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The convention so far has featured a blatant racialist play for votes.

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Peter Thiel’s Promising Debut

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Of all of the speakers’ names released by the Trump campaign, one of the most surprising and biggest coups (at least from the perspective of a Silicon Valley resident) was Peter Thiel. 

Analysis and Commentary

On Terrorism And Immigration, America Is Not A Serious Nation

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, July 15, 2016

When the avowedly socialist president of France, recently pilloried in the media for spending $11,000 a month on his haircuts, can immediately say after the horror in Nice that his nation is under attack from Islamic terrorism, but the U.S. president cannot blame anything other than “violent extremism” for the brutal terrorist attacks on our own soil, one sees how deeply unserious a country America has become. 

Analysis and Commentary

Tracking Global Carbon Revenues: A Survey Of Carbon Taxes Versus Cap-And-Trade In The Real World

by Jeremy Carl, David Fedorvia Science Direct
Monday, May 23, 2016

We investigate the current use of public revenues which are generated through both carbon taxes and cap-and-trade systems. More than $28.3 billion in government “carbon revenues” are currently collected each year in 40 countries and another 16 states or provinces around the world.

Analysis and Commentary

The Senate Republicans’ Latest Disgrace

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, May 19, 2016

To nobody’s surprise, the Lee amendment to defund the Obama administration’s radical Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule (AFFH) (a rule that essentially turns the federal government into a national zoning board, forcing high-density housing on unwilling cities and towns while letting bureaucrats decide the racial, ethnic, and income balance of local communities) was tabled by a vote of 60–37 today, marking a defeat for conservatism, community control, and common sense.

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The Obama Administration Thinks Hillary’s Hometown Is Racist: Does Congress Agree?

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Should Americans be able to choose what kind of housing is built in their neighborhoods and communities, or should politicians and bureaucrats in Washington do that, dividing us by race, class, and ethnicity to meet their utopian visions of “social justice”?

Analysis and Commentary

Harvard Declares War On Both Men And Women

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, May 12, 2016

It takes real talent to insult both men and women with a single bureaucratic ruling, but never fear: Harvard’s administration appears to be up to the job.

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We Too Will Continue

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, May 6, 2016

William F. Buckley would have some advice for conservatives in this moment of defeat.

Analysis and Commentary

Gary Johnson’s Moment?

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, May 5, 2016

Picking up on David French’s article, I have to say that this is an almost perfect moment for Gary Johnson and the Libertarian party. 

Analysis and Commentary

Meanwhile In The Indiana Senate Race

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Todd Young is actually, at least on paper, one of the best so-called “establishment Republican” candidates. He has a genuinely impressive background—military, academic and professional. I think he could potentially be a very effective senator.