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Facts on Policy

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Did you know?. . .The price of crude oil hit a record high on April 9, 2008...

In the News

Commodity Prices: Malthus, Policy, or Development?

with Gary S. Beckervia Powell Center For Economic Literacy (Blog)
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

A front-page article in yesterday's edition of The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) headlined the problem of world food prices...

In the News

Syed Tariq Anwar: We have little time left to save Arctic ice shelf

with George P. Shultzvia Amarillo Globe-News
Sunday, April 13, 2008

"The Arctic Ocean is melting, and it is melting fast."...

In the News

The Free-Market Case for Green: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, April 11, 2008

T. J. Rodgers discusses the promise and pitfalls of the most popular alternative-energy sources (other than solar)...

Energy Independence Isn’t Very Green

by Steve Steinvia Policy Review
Monday, March 31, 2008

Conflicting priorities are confusing policy

In the News

U.S. National Academy of Engineering studies “grand challenges” for engineering profession

with William J. Perryvia Daily Commercial News (Canada)
Friday, March 14, 2008

The United States National Academy of Engineering has been conducting a fascinating exercise for the last few months...

In the News

Green energy is making big money

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

The alternative energy business is starting to make real money...

In the News

Introducing the Opec-Avenger

with Milton Friedmanvia Oregonian
Sunday, March 9, 2008

What if a car could run on gasoline or alcohol or any combination thereof...

In the News

'Green' building dedicated

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Stanford University on Tuesday dedicated the Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building, the most sustainable campus building constructed to date...

Analysis and Commentary

The Global Poor Will Suffer the Worst Ethanol Hangover

by Henry I. Millervia World Politics Review
Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The headlong rush in many parts of the world to replace oil with biofuels (ethanol and biodiesel) illustrates how the best of intentions can run afoul of the law of unintended consequences...


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.