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Interviews

The Facts On Climate Change On "World Class With Michael McFaul"

interview with Michael McFaulvia World Class
Friday, February 2, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses climate change.

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California’s Green Governor: A Climate Hero With A Wrinkled Cape

by Dan Jacobsonvia Eureka
Thursday, January 25, 2018

When Californians look back a generation from now on the environmental legacy of Governor Jerry Brown, what will they see?

Policy Seminar with Emily Oster

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Emily Oster, Professor of Economics at Brown University, addressed the policy lunch group, sharing with us a project underway studying health behaviors. She discussed "Changes in Household Diet: Determinants and Predictability.” 

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Will Trump’s Offshore Oil Plans Prove Toxic For Gop Incumbents In California?

quoting Bill Whalenvia McClatchy DC
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

As coastal Republicans in Florida and the Carolinas lobby the Trump administration to exempt their states from new offshore oil drilling plans, their GOP counterparts in California have largely been silent, apparently torn between angering voters at home and upsetting their pro-drilling colleagues in Congress.

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Global Warming And Bond Offerings

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Monday, January 22, 2018

How public nuisance law suits have trapped city governments in a web of their own making.

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No More Hot Air

by David R. Henderson, John H. Cochrane via Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

If the climate is changing, political rhetoric won't help. Hard economic data can.

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Land of Many Uses?

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Public lands should be public—not private playgrounds. The administration’s scrutiny of national monuments could restore this principle. 

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New York’s Uphill Climb Vs. Big Oil: Winning In Court Will Be A Tough Task Indeed

by Alice Hillvia NY Daily News
Saturday, January 20, 2018

New York City just filed suit in federal court against five multinational oil companies: ExxonMobil, Chevron, Conoco Phillips, BP, and Royal Dutch Shell. The goal? To get monetary damages for the harm New York has already suffered from climate change impacts — coastal erosion, increased flooding and higher temperatures — and help with paying for the necessary investments to protect against future harm.

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The Libertarian: Climate Change, The Law, And Economics

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, January 19, 2018

Suing oil companies isn't a serious way to address climate change.

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Richard Epstein: Don Deblasio Tilts With The Windmills Of Exxon And Shell

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Is Global Warming A Public Nuisance?"

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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.