In his new Hoover Institution Press book, Thinking about the Future, George P. Shultz reflects on more than half a century of public service to offer solutions to some of America’s most pressing contemporary problems.
Hoover’s October Retreat began on Sunday, October 18, with before-dinner remarks by Christopher Cox, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
George Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution and chair of the Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy, discusses the future of leadership and education, as well as of the state of the country and the world. He goes on to offer advice on how to be a strong, realistic, optimistic country that works to develop a better world.
The Hoover Institution hosted the Energy Task Force meeting on Monday, December 12, 2011, to discuss the Department of Defense’s contribution to strategic energy issues, specific programs of the Department of Defense’s Energy Policy and Service, and the US military and the future of energy, its challenges and opportunities. George P. Shultz, chair of the Energy Task Force at the Hoover Institution, led the meeting.
PolicyEd has become a strategic mainstay for Hoover and the centerpiece of the institution’s bottom-up approach to engaging the broader public in policy discussions. We have assembled an impressive library of accessible video content to introduce Hoover policy ideas to younger people in particular. PolicyEd content includes short animations, video series, and several feature-length documentary films spanning a variety of topics, from economics, national security, and health care to the environment and civics. This year we released four new series and a total of 42 videos. Since launching in late 2016, PolicyEd videos have been watched nearly 60 million times.
Open Societies Most Likely To Overcome Power, Technological Disruptions, Stanford Historian Niall Ferguson Says
Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his new book, The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook.
The 41st Hoover retreat, held October 18–20, featured presentations by leading experts on topics that are dominating the headlines.
Jacquelyn Schneider is a Hoover Fellow at the Hoover Institution. In this interview, Schneider discusses the role of cyber operations, unmanned weapons, and artificial intelligence in the US military; cyber threats from adversaries including China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran; and present and future challenges to America’s cybersecurity.
In this interview, Michael Auslin, the Payson J. Treat Distinguished Research Fellow in Contemporary Asia, discusses the Communist Party of China’s strategy to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, the economic impact of the pandemic in China, and how this global crisis will affect future commercial ties between Washington and Beijing
Online social networks are worsening political polarization in many democracies today, says Niall Ferguson, a historian and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.
On September 20, the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy met to discuss technological and policy evolution in the rapidly-evolving transportation fuel sector.
Californians unsure about climate change law and economic recovery, according to Hoover Institution Golden State Poll
On September 26, the Hoover Institution released the first results from its Golden State Poll, a series that will be periodically released in the run up to next year’s general election. This first poll, which surveys one thousand Californians about their views on personal financial well-being and pressing energy policy issues in the state, places a special emphasis on climate change and the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32).
Visiting Fellow Bjorn Lomborg Analyzes The Financial Costs And Benefits Of Mitigating Effects Of Climate Change
Climate change is real and manmade, but its economic costs on the environment are grossly exaggerated, argued Hoover Institution visiting fellow Bjorn Lomborg in a lecture at Hoover’s Stauffer Auditorium on Monday, March 9.
Capping off an intensive week-long study and discussion of the core principles and tools of public policy, students were invited to apply their knowledge by researching and developing a policy proposal. Following the principles of Hoover scholarship, the proposals emphasize a specific recommendation using facts, data, and well-constructed arguments. The papers summarize the significance of the new policy and the expected result.
The Hoover Institution Press, in conjunction with the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, released Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy, by James Sweeney, which shows how the United States has quietly but steadily learned to use energy far more efficiently virtually everywhere.