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Q&A: Terry Anderson On Adapt And Be Adept: Market Responses To Climate Change

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this conversation, John and Jean De Nault Senior Fellow Terry Anderson talks about Adapt and Be Adept (Hoover Institution Press, 2021), a volume he edited featuring the work of nine policy analysts who argue that markets should be at the heart of America’s response to climate change.

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Nuclear Power And Growth

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Jason Crawford's "Roots of Progress" blog on what happened to nuclear power is an important read for many reasons, among them economic growth, climate, and regulation. It's a review of Why Nuclear Power Has Been a Flop by Jack Devanney which goes on my must-read list.

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Climate Change: To Adapt Is To Be Human

by Terry Anderson quoting Bjorn Lomborgvia The Hill
Friday, April 16, 2021

Trillions have become the new billions, especially when it comes to climate policy. The Biden administration plans to spend $2 trillion to fight climate change. Yet, the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences concludes that climate change resulting from an increase in carbon dioxide concentration is “largely irreversible for 1000 years.”

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Adapt And Be Adept

by Terry Andersonvia Defining Ideas
Friday, April 9, 2021

The key to successfully responding to climate change? Harnessing the power of the market.

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Ip On Bidenomics

by John H. Cochranevia The Grumpy Economist
Thursday, April 8, 2021

Greg Ip has a great column in the WSJ on Bidenomics. It's not long, it's so well written that it's hard to condense the good parts, and you should really read it all.

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GoodFellows: We’ll Always Have Paris

interview with John H. Cochrane, H. R. McMaster, Bjorn Lomborgvia Fellow Talks
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Climate change no longer is a conversation confined to saving the planet; for the woke left, it’s a segue to “environmental justice and equitable economic opportunity,” in the words of Joe Biden’s campaign platform. Hoover visiting fellow Bjorn Lomborg, author of False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet joins Hoover senior fellows H. R. McMaster and John Cochrane for a conversation about sensible climate policy moving forward.

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A Letter To Yellen

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Secretary of the Treasury, and ex Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently hosted an important meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council. This is the highest level body overseeing financial regulation in the US. It matters.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Where Is Chief Joseph?

interview with Terry Anderson, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland, made history as the first Native American to hold a federal cabinet post.

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Bjorn Lomborg: Calm Down – Climate Change Is Not The End Of The World

interview with Bjorn Lomborgvia Spiked Online
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Bjorn Lomborg discusses the exaggeration of climate risk, the coming backlash against eco-austerity, and why technology is the best solution.

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How Our New Climate Policies Could Lead To Increased Reliance On China

by Nadia Schadlowvia The Hill
Friday, March 19, 2021

Key climate goals of the administration, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions for the energy and transportation sectors, may be held hostage by China. This is because a shift away from fossil fuels depends on lithium ion batteries. Since China dominates that industry, the administration will need its strategy to mitigate the leverage. 

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