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Analysis and Commentary

Price Controls on Gasoline? Bad Idea

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Many people are convinced that high gasoline prices are due to oil companies' greed. But that explanation is insufficient.

HELTER SWELTER: The Debate over Global Warming

with Carl Pope, Fred Smith Jr.via Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, June 8, 2004

This past summer's big-budget disaster movie The Day After Tomorrow depicted a near-future in which human-caused global warming dramatically disrupted the earth's climate system, plunging the world into a new ice age. Although the scenario in the film is clearly an unrealistic fantasy, some scientists say that relatively sudden climate change is theoretically possible—but how likely it is depends on whether human activity really causes global warming. Does the evidence suggest that higher amounts of so-called greenhouse gases in the atmosphere due to fossil fuel consumption are, in fact, causing global warming? And if so, what should we do about it? Peter Robinson speaks with Carl Pope and Fred Smith Jr.

You Have to Admit It's Getting Better: From Economic Prosperity to Environmental Quality
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You Have to Admit It's Getting Better: From Economic Prosperity to Environmental Quality

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Contrary to popular belief, economic growth is not the antithesis of environmental quality; rather, the two go hand in hand if the incentives are right.

Analysis and Commentary

Cooling the Global-Warming

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Greenhouse gas emissions and global-warming projections are "consistently pessimistic."

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The New Age of Space Exploration

by Jeremi Surivia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 30, 2004

Exploring the next frontier. By Hoover national fellow Jeremi Suri.

Technology’s Unworthy Adversaries

by Gregory Conko, Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 30, 2004

The enormous benefits of genetically engineered agriculture have been proven. What have not been proven are the spurious claims of its critics. By Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller and Gregory Conko.

Analysis and Commentary

The Urine Police

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Hoover Daily Report
Thursday, March 18, 2004

Would we have unleashed the urine police, federal agents, prosecutors, and a grand jury if a jock had been suspected of taking drugs to enhance his eyesight or other physical characteristics possessed by great athletes?

Analysis and Commentary

A Better Environment for Endangered Species

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, February 16, 2004

Environmental groups have filed a spate of nuisance lawsuits that attempt to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from registering or reregistering pesticides.

Burgers, Fries, and Lawyers

by Todd G. Buchholzvia Policy Review
Sunday, February 1, 2004

Fast food as scapegoat for fat America

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Tribute to a Patriot

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 2004

How fortunate for the free world that America has served as a haven for immigrants such as Edward Teller. By Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman.

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