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Keeping the Lights On

by Jeremy Carlvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Nuclear power has to remain part of our energy mix. 


Richard Epstein: Don Deblasio Tilts With The Windmills Of Exxon And Shell

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Is Global Warming A Public Nuisance?"


The Federalist Society Convention: Inside Washington's Real Nerd Prom

by Adam J. Whitevia The Federalist Society
Thursday, November 16, 2017

For conservative and libertarian lawyers, the Federalist Society’s annual convention in Washington is the unrivaled social event of the year: a nationwide class reunion, plus prom, plus the Oscars—with after-parties‚ all rolled into one. And it goes on for three days, starting today.


Two On Energy Subsidies

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Monday, November 13, 2017

The WSJ has two good and related opeds on energy and transport subsidies recently, Randall O'Toole on Last Stop on the Light-Rail Gravy Train and Lee Ohanian and Ted Temzelides write on energy and transport subsidies.

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How the West Was Wired

by James L. Sweeneyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 23, 2017

California’s electrical power capacity is bottled up by an inefficient regional network. Here’s a bright idea: fix that grid. 

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Area 45: Trump’s Energy Strategy, The Nuclear Option, Featuring Jeremy Carl

interview with Jeremy Carl, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A new approach to federal energy policy.

In the News

Keeping The Lights On At America’S Nuclear Power Plants: The Cornerstone Of America’s Central Position In The Global Nuclear Enterprise

Thursday, August 3, 2017

As President Trump recently announced efforts to revive nuclear energy, the Hoover Institution Press released Keeping the Lights on at America’s Nuclear Power Plants, which examines nuclear power plant closures in America during a period of economic instability and fundamental policy challenges.

Press Releases

Climate Change Isn’t The End Of The World

by David R. Henderson, John H. Cochrane via Wall Street Journal
Sunday, July 30, 2017

Even if world temperatures rise, the appropriate policy response is still an open question.

George Shultz: North American Energy Policy Perspectives

by George P. Shultz
Thursday, January 26, 2017

A conversation on North American energy policy with Stanford University's George Shultz, a Hoover Institution distinguished fellow, and Arun Majumdar, co-director of the Precourt Institute for Energy. Shultz served in the cabinet of three U.S. presidents as Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of Labor. Majumdar, a professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford, is the founding director of ARPA-E in the U.S. Department of Energy.

George Shultz & Bill Perry, Energy at Stanford

by George P. Shultz, William J. Perry
Thursday, October 20, 2016

George Shultz and William Perry discuss energy at Stanford on September 14, 2016.


Energy Policy Task Force

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.