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What California Must Do

by Pete Wilsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

What can Gray Davis, the current governor of California, do to end California’s energy crisis? Hoover fellow Pete Wilson, the former governor of California, has a few suggestions.

How to Turn the Lights Back On

by Thomas Gale Moorevia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

The only real solution to California’s energy crisis? Let the market work. By Hoover fellow Thomas Gale Moore.

HOT, HOT, HOT: The Future of Nuclear Power

with Dan Hirsch, A. David Rossin, Fred Wehlingvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, June 1, 2001

Is nuclear power making a comeback? More than twenty years after the accident at Three Mile Island and fifteen years after the reactor explosion at Chernobyl, the image of nuclear power seems to be changing once again. President Bush has included nuclear energy as part of his national energy plan. The nuclear industry has begun to promote nuclear energy as the clean energy alternative. And a recent poll showed that almost 60 percent of Californians favor nuclear power. So just how safe is nuclear power today? Does it make economic sense to start building new nuclear plants? And what do we do with the radioactive waste?

Analysis and Commentary

The IMF, Oil, and Russian Economic Policy

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia
Tuesday, May 1, 2001

Given the IMF's assessment of Russia's current favorable macroeconomic environment (strong reserves, balanced budget, stable currency), the IMF states that the time is ripe to make progress on such structural and institutional reforms as creating a real banking sector and further reduce arrears. What's lacking in the IMF Outlook?

Analysis and Commentary

Who's in Charge of Government Revenue: Russia's Oil Firms or the Government?

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia
Thursday, February 22, 2001

The Russian government has been compelled to reduce the export tax in order to improve incentives for oil producers.

Another Fine Mess

by Deroy Murdockvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2000

Claiming to promote cleaner air, in the early 1990s the Environmental Protection Agency began requiring the nation’s oil refiners to blend oxygenated additives into their gasoline, and a substance called MTBE soon became the dominant additive at gas pumps. Now we’re learning that MTBE, which is seeping into much of the nation’s water supply, is itself a dangerous pollutant. Hoover media fellow Deroy Murdock on another fine mess the EPA has gotten us into.

Hoover Hosts Roundtable Discussion in Honor of U.S. Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham

Monday, July 12, 2004

During his July 8 visit to California, Spencer Abraham, United States secretary of the Department of Energy, met with Hoover fellows for a roundtable luncheon discussion.


America's Scramble for Russian Oil On, Hoover Fellow Says

Tuesday, October 21, 2003
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Edward Teller, Hoover Senior Research Fellow, Dies at Age 95

Wednesday, September 10, 2003
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Hoover Fellow Edward Teller Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Wednesday, July 23, 2003
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