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In the News

What Do High Gas Prices Mean for Food Purchases?

with Milton Friedmanvia Conde Nast Portfolio
Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Since alternatives to driving are hard to come by in many parts of the country, it's no surprise that when gas prices doubled in California between 2001 and 2005, spending on gas by consumers also doubled, according to a new research by Dora Gicheva and Justine Hastings of Yale, Sofia Villas-Boas of UC Berkeley...

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Energy's Slippery Slope

with Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, November 14, 2007

As high oil prices drive up fuel costs, presidential candidates are likely to find themselves talking to voters who can no longer afford to keep their homes warm or their cars running...

Analysis and Commentary

Sell the Petroleum Reserve

by David R. Hendersonvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 13, 2007

For quite a while now, the spot price of oil -- that is, the price at which you can buy or sell oil for delivery today -- has been well above the futures price...

Analysis and Commentary

Oil Hydra

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, November 8, 2007

Oil is nearly $100 a barrel...

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Exxon's Profit Is Not Quite As Huge

with John Abizaidvia Washington Post
Friday, November 2, 2007

Exxon Mobil, the world's biggest publicly traded oil company, has a tough act to follow: its own...

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A War Game Supposes Scarce and Risky Oil

with John Abizaidvia New York Times
Friday, November 2, 2007

War in Iran...

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Money, Oil, and China

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Once upon a time, the dollar was as good as gold at a fixed price per ounce at the U.S. Treasury...

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Meeting the demand for energy needs

with Hoover Institutionvia Shelby Star (NC)
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The House and Senate are attempting to resolve differences between their respective far-ranging, counter-productive energy bills, neither of which is good news for energy producers or consumers...

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Ceramics Maker Pushes for Sustainability

with James L. Sweeneyvia Associated Press
Monday, October 29, 2007

A lot of people talk about sustainability...

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City Hall plaza to be lit at night

with James L. Sweeneyvia Palo Alto Daily News
Sunday, October 28, 2007

Nights outside of Palo Alto City Hall are about to get a lot brighter...


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.