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Is California A Nation-State Lost In Space?

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Sunday, September 16, 2018

For a governor who denies that he has any interest in discussing his legacy, Jerry Brown has a funny way of coming full circle.

In the News

Devin Nunes Claims Russia Is Financing Environmentalism

quoting Bruce Thorntonvia E&E News
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

On the podcast, Nunes and co-host Ray Appleton, a local conservative radio host, joked with their guest, Bruce Thornton of the Hoover Institution, about green groups. 

Analysis and Commentary

Cause, Effect, And Carbon

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

“As fires rage up and down the state of California, costing our taxpayers billions of dollars and threatening our families’ health—- the need for California to move to 100% clean, renewable energy could not be more urgent,” said Mr. de León in a statement. Sen. Kevin de León, a Democrat who is waging a long-shot run for a U.S. Senate seat against incumbent Dianne Feinstein.

Analysis and Commentary

Buying Organic? You’re Getting Ripped Off

by Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller
Thursday, August 30, 2018

False and misleading advertising by the organic agriculture and food industries is out of control and sowing consumer fear, confusion and mistrust.

IntellectionsFeatured

Carbon Taxes: The Most Efficient Way To Reduce Emissions

by George P. Shultzvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A revenue neutral carbon tax would automatically encourage consumers and producers to shift toward energy sources that emit less carbon.

Analysis and Commentary

Junk Science And Leftist Folklore Have Set California Ablaze

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, August 17, 2018

The Left Coast is burning. Oregon is fighting 13 wildfires encompassing 185,000 acres. California is battling 19 fires, including tornados of fire called "fire whirls," which have gobbled up 577,000 acres and left eight dead. A good progressive who never lets a crisis go to waste, Governor Jerry Brown told Californians, “With climate change, some scientists are saying that Southern California is literally burning up.”

Policy BriefsFeatured

Terry Anderson Asks Who Washes A Rental Car?

by Terry Andersonvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Environmental problems result from the tragedy of the commons. In order to solve those problems, free market environmentalists look toward the one place where the tragedy of the commons doesn’t happen – in markets with clearly defined, enforced, and tradeable property rights. Property rights give people the incentive to protect their assets, and environmental problems often come down to the fact no one has an incentive to conserve the environment.

Interviews

Henry Miller Discusses The Organic Industry On The Andrea Kaye Show (39:45)

interview with Henry I. Millervia The Andrea Kaye Show
Friday, August 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses his Wall Street Journal article "The Organic Industry Is Lying to You."

Analysis and Commentary

An Endangered Frog Ends Up In The Regulatory Swamp

by Henry I. Millervia The Daily Caller
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Trump administration unveiled its main effort to overhaul the Endangered Species Act on July 19, when the Interior and Commerce Departments proposed important changes to the law.
Analysis and Commentary

Building Coastal Resilience For Greater U.S. Security

by Alice Hill, Christopher B. Field, Meaghan E. Parker, Roger-Mark De Souza, Katharine J. Machvia Pacific Council on International Policy
Monday, July 30, 2018

Coastal communities are on the front lines of a changing climate. Rising, warming seas are contributing to stronger storms, higher extreme sea levels, and associated coastal flooding, along with increasing "sunny day" nuisance flooding. These shifting hazards amplify risks for people, valuable assets, essential infrastructure, and important economic industries such as energy production and shipping.

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