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H. Sterling Burnett

H. Sterling Burnett

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland research fellow on environmental policy and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.

H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland research fellow on environmental policy and managing editor of Environment & Climate News. Prior to joining The Heartland Institute in 2014, he worked at the National Center for Policy Analysis for 18 years, ending his tenure there as senior fellow in charge of environmental policy. He has held various positions in professional and public policy organizations, including serving as a member of the Environment and Natural Resources Task Force in the Texas Comptroller’s e-Texas commission.

Burnett is a former board member and past president of the Dallas Woods and Water Conservation Club; a senior fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation; an academic advisor for Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow; an advisory board member to the Cornwall Alliance; and an advisor for the Energy, Natural Resources and Agricultural Task Force at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Burnett has an Associate's Degree in Arts and Sciences from Eastfield Community College (1984), a BBA and a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Southern Methodist University (1986), and a MA (1991) and a Ph.D. (2001) in Applied Philosophy from Bowling Green State University with a specialization in Environmental Ethics.

Recent Articles and Publications

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April 28, 2017
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande
"It’s time for Congress to take back its power and restrain the president by passing laws ensuring America’s lands and resources are managed according to plans specifically approved by Congress." - H. Sterling Burnett
April 28, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #247
April 27, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
As Earth Day passes, there is a game of tug-of-war going on in the White House.
April 27, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The concept of sustainability as a political notion was developed as an excuse to restrict economic activity.
November 17, 2015
By John Nothdurft, Matthew Glans, Joseph Bast, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr

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