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Shultz to speak on energy panel at Stanford

with George P. Shultzvia Palo Alto Online
Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Former Secretary of State George Shultz will be one of the panelists during a discussion of "Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy: Can We Have It All?" at Stanford Wednesday night...

Analysis and Commentary

Why Is Sound Energy Policy So Elusive?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Investor's Business Daily
Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The House of Representatives spent the end of July debating the effect of regulatory burdens on energy producers — and, thus, the prices consumers pay...

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McCain makes second Farm visit

with Hoover Institution, Peter M. Robinsonvia Stanford Daily
Thursday, August 2, 2007

Before a large room of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and IT executives fiddling with ubiquitous Blackberries, presidential candidate and Senator John McCain (R-AZ) delivered the keynote address at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit yesterday afternoon...

Analysis and Commentary

Taming Iran and Russia through Europe's pocketbook

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Project Syndicate
Sunday, July 29, 2007

George W. Bush's disastrous war in Iraq has put Europe in a bind...


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

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...

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...


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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.