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Bonner R. Cohen

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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 14, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act working its way through Congress.
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October 10, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposes to reverse the agency’s 2016 designation of parts of five east Texas counties near a large coal-fueled power plant as being in nonattainment for sulfur dioxide levels under the 1970 Clean Air Act.
October 7, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A coalition of 22 states and seven cities has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the Trump administration violated the 1970 Clean Air Act when it replaced Obama-era coal-fueled power plant rules with new regulations to curb carbon-dioxide emissions.
October 2, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
One of the most far-reaching regulatory initiatives ever undertaken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been struck down by a federal court in Georgia and then withdrawn by the Trump administration.
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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