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

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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Analysis and Commentary

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.

Analysis and Commentary

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”?