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James Ellis On The Energy Density Advantage Of Nuclear Power

by Admiral James O. Ellis Jr.via PolicyEd
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Nuclear power has an energy density advantage over every other method of generating electricity.

In the News

Is The Climate Change Debate Over?

mentioning Bjorn Lomborgvia JD Supra
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

It depends on which “debate” you’re talking about. What if there were an honest debate about all aspects of climate change?

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Polluters and Scapegoats

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Banning plastic bags won’t save the planet. Real progress will have to extend well beyond empty gestures.

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Brave New Automated World

by Michael Spencevia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The digital revolution holds great promise for human well-being—if that revolution can be managed.

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Sceptic Or Believer?

mentioning Bjorn Lomborgvia Ahram Online
Monday, October 7, 2019

Our subject is climate change. It is not one we are particularly fond of but the mainstream media is obsessed with it, inundating us with headlines and articles, so here we go again to examine the issue one more time.


National Security Intelligence And American Threats With Guest Amy Zegart

interview with Amy Zegartvia Stanford Radio
Monday, October 7, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Amy Zegart discusses national security, intelligence, and threats against the US including cyber-security, drone warfare, and political risks.

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A Climate Change Emergency?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, October 7, 2019

There is simply no evidence of an impending climate emergency.

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Policies Should Address Global Climate Change By Incenting Innovation

quoting Bjorn Lomborgvia Forbes
Friday, October 4, 2019

Amidst all of the rhetoric and dire predictions surrounding global climate change, it is easy to lose one’s perspective. But, we will not successfully minimize the risks created by global climate change without perspective.

Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Beware A “War” On Climate Change

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Politicians have learned that, if they don’t know how to solve a problem, they declare a war on it.

In the News

The Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle: Have We Explored All The Requirements?

cited H. R. McMastervia American Military News
Monday, September 30, 2019

In 1990, I was a young Marine Corps Captain attending the US Army Armor Advanced Course in Ft. Knox, Kentucky.  One insightful book that stood out was “King of the Killing Zone: The Story of the M-1, America’s Super Tank” by Orr Kelly, a longtime Washington defense reporter. 


Research Teams

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.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.