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Do National Security and Environmental Energy Policies Conflict?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, July 22, 2007

Individuals and groups support government regulation of energy use either because they are concerned about the negative effects of oil, gas, and other fossil fuels on the environment, or about the impact of demand for these fuels on national security...


Do National Security and Environmental Energy Policies Conflict?

by Gary S. Beckervia Defining Ideas
Sunday, July 22, 2007

Prospects for consensus on energy policies are dim for the many approaches that put the environment ahead of national security.

In the News

Bay Area and state warm up to solar energy, survey says

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Spreading one rooftop at a time, solar panels in California are finally generating serious power...

Analysis and Commentary

Assault on Reason

by Henry I. Millervia National Review Online
Friday, July 6, 2007

Don’t believe all the eco-hype...

R. James Woolsey is the Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Ending the Oil Era: An Interview with R. James Woolsey Jr.

via Defining Ideas
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Reliance on oil is a major environmental concern and national security issue among industrialized nations, particularly the United States, which uses and imports more oil than any other country. Former CIA director and Hoover Institution senior fellow R. James Woolsey Jr. talks about his take on ending the oil era.

Analysis and Commentary

The Impending Food Fight

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, June 28, 2007

While we worry about gas prices, the costs of milk, meat and fresh produce silently skyrockets...

In the News

We will never run out of oil

with Russell Robertsvia Tribune Star (IN)
Monday, June 25, 2007

The world is never going to run out of oil..


by Bill Whalenvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Californians should be feeling serene about a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal. With the dubious help of celebrities, they’re feeling alarmed instead. By Bill Whalen.

In the News

The price of gasoline and COLA

with Milton Friedmanvia North County Times (CA)
Thursday, June 14, 2007

Each Sunday, the North County Times publishes its "Low Gas Price Leader," a shopping guide, particularly helpful for us retirees...

Analysis and Commentary

G-8 Precipice

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, June 8, 2007

The fitting geological metaphor for the so-called G-8 meeting in Germany is not a summit, but a precipice — as the world’s leaders scramble around to grab something before one of them falls into the abyss...


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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.