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Bonner R. Cohen

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bcohen@nationalcenter.org 202-543-4110

Bonner R. Cohen is a senior fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, a position he has held since 2002.

Bonner R. Cohen is a senior fellow with the National Center for Public Policy Research, a position he has held since 2002.  Prior to joining The National Center, he was a senior fellow at the Lexington Institute and the Washington editor of the Earth Times.  He currently serves as senior policy analyst with the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow.

Dr. Cohen has appeared on Fox News, CNN, BBC, BBC Television, National Public Radio, N24 (German Television), and dozens of radio talk shows in the United States.  Articles by Dr. Cohen on environmental and energy-related issues have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Investor’s Business Daily, National Review, Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Times, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Arizona Republic, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Miami Herald, and scores of other newspapers around the country.

Dr. Cohen is the author of The Green Wave: Environmentalism and its Consequences, published by the Capital Research Center in 2006.  Together with Steve Milloy, he co-edited American Values: An Environmental Vision, published by Environmental Analysis Policy Network in 1996.

An archive of Dr. Cohen's articles for the Heartland Institute can be found here.

Dr. Cohen has spoken at conferences throughout the U.S. and has attended international conferences in Germany, Japan, Italy, Turkey, Australia, Switzerland, Morocco, Holland, and Bangladesh.

Dr. Cohen received his Ph. D. summa cum laude from the University of Munich and his B.A. from the University of Georgia.

Recent Articles and Publications

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October 4, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
A New York county Supreme Court justice has ruled Competitive Power Ventures can resume startup tests at its new natural gas power plant in Wawayanda, New York.
October 3, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
In November, Voters in Colorado will consider a ballot initiative that effectively places four out of every five acres of nonfederal land in the state off-limits to new oil and gas drilling.
September 19, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
Bank of the West decision to divest itself from all businesses involved in the production, exploration, and distribution of coal, oil, and natural gas has angered elected officials in Wyoming and Colorado.
September 6, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s office of Inspector General concluded the agency had shared responsibility for Flint’s drinking water fiasco, with EPA’s slow reaction to the crisis needlessly worsening the problem.
September 21, 2016
By Bonner R. Cohen
A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists claiming U.S. military bases are threatened by climate change is heavy on hype but light of facts.
September 29, 2014
By Bonner R. Cohen
In March, the U.S.
September 26, 2014
By Bonner R. Cohen
On Sept. 2 a plan was officially unveiled to build a $5 billion, 550-mile gas pipeline through West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
November 11, 2013
By Bonner R. Cohen
In this Heartlander report, Bonner Cohen notes the efforts to green California are leading to higher prices, and is especially harming the poor in the state.
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