Environment

Energy

Filter By:

Type

Fellow

Research Team

Use comma-separated ID numbers for each author

Support the Hoover Institution

Join the Hoover Institution's community of supporters in advancing ideas defining a free society.

Support Hoover

Analysis and Commentary

How Russia And NGOs Collude To Damage American Exceptionalism

by Henry I. Miller, Jon Entinevia The Daily Caller
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Modern genetic engineering techniques applied to agriculture are making stunning advances. This year, after decades in (gratuitous) regulatory limbo, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Health Canada and Food Standards Australia New Zealand gave the green light to domestic import and consumption of Golden Rice, which has been genetically modified to produce provitamin-A.

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California
In the News

California Hits Greenhouse Gas Emission Cutting Goal

quoting Jeremy Carlvia Island Daily Tribune
Thursday, July 12, 2018
California hits greenhouse gas emission cutting goal, indicating the state’s effort in fighting against climate change. California’s greenhouse gas pollution has fallen below 1990 levels, the state’s Air Resources Board claims.
Analysis and Commentary

USDA Moves To End Rent-Seeking In Poultry Industry

by Henry I. Miller, Jeff Stiervia American Greatness
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture in December ruffled a few feathers by withdrawing a regulation published on the final full day of the Obama Administration that would have created new requirements for producers of “organic” eggs and poultry.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen: Week In Politics: Final Thoughts As Clock Ticks On SCOTUS Announcement, The Future Of The EPA Post-Pruitt And More

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia KPCC 89.3 (Southern California)
Monday, July 9, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen joins a roundtable discussion concerning the weekend headlines and previews the week to come in political news.

Analysis and Commentary

Scott Pruitt's EPA Policies Reined In A Rogue Agency And Were Good For America -- We Need Them To Continue

by Henry I. Millervia Fox News
Sunday, July 8, 2018

Scott Pruitt, who lost his job as head of the Environmental Protection Agency last week after a flood of complaints and investigations regarding his conduct and ethics, nevertheless accomplished a great deal to institute needed reforms at the agency and roll back harmful and counterproductive over-regulation.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Green Grows the Market

by Lee Ohanian, Ted Temzelidesvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 9, 2018

Energy breakthroughs arise from neither political patronage nor government subsidies.

Blank Section (Placeholder)

Flow West

by Terry Anderson, Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 9, 2018

A brisk trade in water rights would send supplies where they’re most needed.

Interviews

Stanford Climate Expert Alice Hill Discusses Ways To Secure Communities And Military Installations In The Face Of Increasing Flooding

interview with Alice Hillvia Stanford News
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Alice Hill discusses issues related to rising seas as well as building US coastal resilience.

Analysis and Commentary

We’ve Failed To Secure Our Coasts — We Must Build Resilience Before It’s Too Late

by Alice Hill, Roger-Mark De Souza, Katharine J. Mach, Christopher B. Field, Meaghan E. Parkervia The Hill
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

As record-setting rains pummel South Texas and Ellicott City struggles to recover from another deadly flood, we are experiencing more reminders that the United States is facing more severe and frequent extreme weather events. Last year’s hurricane season was the most expensive season to date — and arguably one of the most deadly on record. In the eight months since Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria struck our shores, are our coastal areas better prepared for the coming storms?

Analysis and Commentary

The FDA: Challenges For A New Century, A Rough Road Ahead For Would-Be Reformers

by Henry I. Millervia New York University Journal Of Law & Liberty
Friday, June 22, 2018
Most Americans don’t think a lot about the scope, magnitude, and impacts of regulation on their lives. The FDA alone, for example, regulates products that account for more than a trillion dollars annually—25 cents of every consumer dollar, and the average cost (including out of pocket expenses and opportunity costs) to bring a new drug to market is now about $2.6 billion.

Pages

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.