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Interviews

Richard Epstein On First Mondays

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia SCOTUSblog
Monday, October 22, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the frogs of Weyerhaeuser Company v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service and a very mysterious brief in opposition for United States v. Haymond.

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The Libertarian: Climate Change And The IPCC

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

An apocalyptic new report from the UN overstates the dangers of global warming.

Featured

To Curb Climate Change, Tax Carbon—Then Give Americans The Money

by George P. Shultz, Ted Halsteadvia Wired
Friday, October 12, 2018

Most voters want the government to limit carbon emissions, but at a time when half of all Americans own less than $500 in savings, climate ranks low on their priority list. Through our proposal, the Baker-Schultz Carbon Dividends Plan, the United States can address economic insecurity and climate risk at the same time. In essence, the plan divvies out cash to Americans in support of a low-carbon future. And it has the backing of Big Oil.

Analysis and Commentary

Henderson On Romer And Nordhaus In WSJ

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Robert P. Murphy, an economist at Texas Tech, used Mr. Nordhaus’s work to show that setting too high a carbon tax can be worse than setting no carbon tax at all.

In the News

Climate Change And Water Scarcity A National Issue

quoting Alice Hillvia ENCA
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Governments need to start treating water as a national security issue. This according to Alice Hill, an American expert who specialises on the effects of climate change, among others.

PoliticsAnalysis and Commentary

Oh Say Can You Reform CEQA? Not On Jerry Brown’s Watch

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, September 20, 2018

After spending more time online researching than I care to admit, I’m ready to admit defeat: I still don’t know if California Governor Jerry Brown is a sportsman.

PoliticsFeatured

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. Cochrane via 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.

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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.