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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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.

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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.

Trump’s Coalition: Nationalism, White-Identity Politics, Or Justice-Seeking?

by Jeremy Carl
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Jonah Goldberg had an important piece in NRO yesterday on whether the Trump coalition is motivated primarily by nationalism or white-identity politics. It’s important for what it gets right about Trump — but equally so for what I believe it misses.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump Takes On Somali Immigration

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Scott Johnson wrote a great piece at Power Line earlier this week, referencing the Trump campaign’s raising the issue of mass Somali immigration to the U.S. and Trump’s linking this issue to that of the numerous young Somali-Americans who have attempted and/or succeeded in joining terrorist groups, including ISIS, abroad. 

Khizr Khan And The Media’s Donald Duck Hunting

by Jeremy Carl
Friday, August 5, 2016

The conversation we aren’t having: Mass immigration from Muslim-majority countries remains an insane policy.

Harvard Republicans: Check Your Privilege

by Jeremy Carl
Friday, August 5, 2016

The Harvard Republican Club refuses to endorse Donald Trump.

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. 

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