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Analysis and Commentary

California's Faux Environmentalism

by Carson Brunovia The Orange County Register
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed two high-profile anti-climate change bills – Senate Bill 32 and Assembly Bill 197 – which double down on California’s already aggressive environmental efforts despite the fact that they aren’t working as planned. 

Jeremy Carl

Jeremy Carl On The Power Line Show: Ep. 42 (7:11)

interview with Jeremy Carlvia Power Line
Friday, September 2, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Jeremy Carl discusses energy, the environment, carbon taxes, and the presidential election.


James Sweeney: The Impact And Influence Of California’s Ambitious Global Warming Legislation

interview with James L. Sweeneyvia Stanford News
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Hoover Institution fellow James Sweeney weighs-in on the influence and impact of California’s landmark climate change legislation AB 32, and the potential impact of SB 32.
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. 


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