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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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November 26, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
A multi-year effort by federal, state, and local agencies to prop up an Oregon solar-panel manufacturer has ended in a shuttered factory, millions of taxpayer dollars down the drain, and a heavily polluted manufacturing site.
November 15, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Department of Interior and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have replaced Obama-era rules targeting methane emissions from oil and gas operations on federal land with regulations developed by Trump administration officials.
November 12, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
New international rules governing maritime air emissions set to go into effect in less than 18 months are raising the prospect of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel for oceangoing cruise ships and freighters.
October 26, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
A new report details how a network of climate activists provides off-the-books staff members and consultants for governors and states’ attorneys general to pursue an anti-fossil fuel agenda.
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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