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Sunscreen for Planet Earth

by Edward Tellervia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

Global warming is too serious to be left to the politicians. Hoover fellow Edward Teller suggests a scientific solution to the problem. (If there is a problem, that is.)

Happiness Is a Warm Planet

by Thomas Gale Moorevia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

At the recent conference in Kyoto, Japan, representatives from dozens of nations tried to figure out what to do about global warming. Apparently, it didn't occur to them that global warming might be good. By Hoover fellow Thomas Gale Moore.

Illustration by Karen Stolper

The Rise of the Enviro-Capitalists

by Terry Anderson, Donald R. Lealvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

If you believe only government can save the environment, prepare to change your mind. Hoover fellow Terry L. Anderson and his coauthor, Donald R. Leal, describe an entirely new kind of environmentalist.

Blessings of Liberty

by John Hoodvia Policy Review
Thursday, January 1, 1998

John Hood on the family benefits of the computer revolution

Virginia’s Free-Market Environmentalist

by Greg Fossedal, John Shanahanvia Policy Review
Thursday, January 1, 1998

Elizabeth Norton Dunlop puts effective environmentalism to work in Virginia

State Department Goes Green

by Henry I. Millervia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 1997

American soldiers being sent overseas to combat . . . noxious emissions? According to a new State Department document, the notion isn't as far fetched as it sounds. Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller, M.D., examines the latest wrinkle in the administration's foreign policy.

Global Chill

by Thomas Gale Moorevia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 1997

Hoover fellow Thomas Gale Moore argues that in the name of cooling the global climate the United States is about to ice its economy.

Free Market Environmentalism

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Hoover fellow Terry l. Anderson knows how to break the gridlock in environmental policy. (A two-word hint: "property rights.")

Totalitarianism and Technology

by Robert Conquestvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

Hoover fellow Robert Conquest examines the uses to which Lenin and Stalin put the technology of their day-and to which future totalitarians might put the technology of tomorrow.

In the Beginning was the Transistor

by Paul M. Romervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

According to most accounts, the invention of the transistor kicked off the high-tech revolution. Not exactly, argues Hoover fellow Paul M. Romer. The process of learning and discovery itself proved at least as important. A meditation on incentives and ideas.


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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.