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Analysis and Commentary

Why The Democrats Are Fighting The Biggest Carbon Tax In American History

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

They don’t like that it’s revenue neutral.

Analysis and Commentary

NPR’s Climate Propaganda: Arrogance Masquerading As Self-Sacrifice

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, August 26, 2016

The idea that people should stop bearing children because of the threat of climate change is preposterous.


The Phony Case Against Glyphosate

by Julie Kelly, Henry I. Millervia National Review
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Green zealots pressure the EPA to ban valuable weapons against hunger and disease. 

Analysis and Commentary

California Is Moving In the Wrong Energy Security Direction

by Carson Brunovia Real Clear Markets
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

In the soon-to-be-released Hoover Institution Press book, Blueprint for America, edited by former Secretary of State George Shultz, retired Admiral James Ellis explores how the United States is primed and ready to develop an energy security strategy. 

Analysis and Commentary

Obama: Stop Me Before I Regulate Again

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, August 5, 2016

After decades of talk, we finally began to wean ourselves off foreign oil. We doubled our production of clean energy.

Analysis and Commentary

A Carbon Tax Is Not A Price

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, August 4, 2016

But carbon already has a price, or, more exactly, multiple prices. Natural gas has a price; oil has a price; coal has a price. And their prices are related to the valuable carbon component of those fuels because it's carbon that makes those fuels valuable. Just as there's no such thing as a free lunch, carbon is not free.

Analysis and Commentary

California Isn’t Any Better At Reducing CO2 Emissions Than The Rest Of The U.S.

by Carson Brunovia Fox and Hounds Daily (CA)
Friday, December 4, 2015

The United Nations Conference on Climate Change currently being held in Paris seemingly has everyone focused on this issue. 

Energy Efficiency by James Sweeney

Hoover Institution Energy Efficiency Reports Big Benefits From Americans’ Wiser Use Of Energy

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The Hoover Institution Press, in conjunction with the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, released Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy, by James Sweeney, which shows how the United States has quietly but steadily learned to use energy far more efficiently virtually everywhere.

Press Releases

An Economic And Security Policy Blueprint For America

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A timely new policy book, Blueprint for America, edited by George P. Shultz, is being released today online for the first time. The release coincides with the start of platform writing by Republicans this week and Democrats the following week, and then by national political conventions and the general Presidential campaign. 

In the News

Our Renewable Future

quoting George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Huffington Post
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Are we greens resigned to repeating a sad litany of the Arctic melting, wildfires raging, weather getting weird, of tipping points, new expressions of denial, and all the rest of it? Or are there any models of enormous beneficial changes at the last minute?


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.