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The Gas War

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

The dispute over gas prices between Russia and Ukraine lasted just long enough to offer a disquieting glimpse of the future—Russian extortion of the West. By Michael Mcfaul.

A Politically Incorrect Guide to Science

by Tom Bethellvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

More taxpayer money will not give us better science. Why is this so hard for the federal government to understand? By Tom Bethell.

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The High Price of Oil—and of Demagoguery

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

Big Oil may be an easy target for politicians, but every investigation into high gas prices turns up a single culprit—supply and demand. Go figure. By Thomas Sowell.

The Nuclear Option

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

It’s time to go nuclear. Gary S. Becker explains.

The U.N., Biotechnology, and the Poorest of the Poor

by Henry I. Miller, Gregory Conkovia Hoover Digest
Saturday, April 30, 2005

How the U.N.’s systematic sacrifice of science, technology, and sound public policy to its own bureaucratic self-interest obstructs technological innovation and hurts the poorest of the poor. By Henry I. Miller and Gregory Conko.

Red Dragon, Black Gold

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, April 30, 2005

China has a voracious need for imported oil. Can the planet handle another economic superpower? By William Ratliff.

Chinatown Revisited

via Hoover Digest
Saturday, April 30, 2005

Los Angeles, it is widely believed, was able to become a major city only after stealing water from farmers elsewhere in California in the 1920s. The problem with this belief? It’s false. By Gary D. Libecap.

An Energy Policy for the Twenty-first Century

by James L. Sweeneyvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2005

The challenge for the next four years: to implement energy policies that allow plentiful energy at reasonable costs, that enhance energy security, and that reduce emissions of carbon dioxide. By James L. Sweeney.

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Improving the Environmental Grade

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2005

The president's goal should be to leave office having improved the environment and reduced the regulatory burden. By Terry L. Anderson.

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Pathological Science

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2005

Health scares based on bad data represent a growing problem. By Henry I. Miller.


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.