Jeremy Carl

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

He has served as a policy advisor to many national political figures. His academic writing on reforming California’s energy bureaucracy was praised by a bipartisan coalition of former California governors and his recent policy work for a prominent Republican governor was praised by The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and the National Review. On immigration, he serves as an advisor to the Aspen Institute’s Citizenship and American Identity Program.

Before coming to Hoover, Carl was a research fellow at the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford.

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.

Jeremy is the author or editor of several books, including Powering the Armed Forces (with Admiral Gary Roughead), Assessing the Role of Distributed Power Systems in the US Power Sector and most recently, Keeping the Lights on at America’s Nuclear Power Plants, which drew praise from luminaries including Nobel-Prize Winner Burton Richter and former Deputy Secretary of Defense John Hamre. His work has appeared in numerous academic professional journals.

His political writing and commentary has been featured in the New York TimesWall 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

Analysis and Commentary

A Homeless Woman's Powerful Message To The GOP On Immigration

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, October 31, 2016

The story got lost amidst the Clinton e-mail furor, but over the weekend, there was an incident that in many ways encapsulated the frustrating debate over immigration in this campaign.

What Two Chinese Women Taught Me About Donald Trump

by Jeremy Carl
Monday, October 17, 2016

This election is about much more than him personally.

The Democrats’ First-Grade Refugee Policy

by Jeremy Carl
Thursday, September 29, 2016

A child shoudn’t lead them.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump Vs. Clinton: Final Thoughts

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, September 26, 2016

Clinton really has much better command of facts (to the surprise of nobody) and has gotten in a few good one liners but she still is so wooden. She got less wooden as the debate went on but she still just is awkward and forced. 

Analysis and Commentary

More From The Debate: Race And Law And Order

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, September 26, 2016

On crime, Trump goes directly to law and order. Touting police endorsements helps him with his base. Going after Chicago and Obama is a nice move. Lester Holt showing some overt hostility to Trump on the issue of stop-and-frisk. Ultimately I think this is a winning issue for Trump.

Will The Riots In Charlotte Help Elect Donald Trump?

by Jeremy Carl
Thursday, September 22, 2016

With every wave of anti-police violence and rioting, the chance of a backlash from fed-up voters grows.

Analysis and Commentary

The Atrocity In St. Cloud And The Continuing Somali Immigration Madness

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, September 19, 2016

About a month ago, I wrote a piece on how Donald Trump, however inartfully, had raised the important issue of Somali mass immigration that the rest of the GOP had steadily ignored. As I mentioned then, Scott Johnson at Power Line has done great work on this issue.

Analysis and Commentary

Why The Democrats Are Fighting The Biggest Carbon Tax In American History

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

They don’t like that it’s revenue neutral.

Analysis and Commentary

NPR’s Climate Propaganda: Arrogance Masquerading As Self-Sacrifice

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, August 26, 2016

The idea that people should stop bearing children because of the threat of climate change is preposterous.

GOP Image

Equal Justice, White Identity Politics, and the Battle for the GOP’s Future

by Jeremy Carl
Friday, August 19, 2016

I’m delighted that my most recent article on white identity politics, Trump, and the GOP drew responses from Jonah Goldberg (whose fine initial piece prompted me to write) and the equally prolific and incisive Avik Roy.