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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 current director 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; 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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January 13, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #236
January 12, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson
“A ban on fracking in Maryland would be based on scary stories, not on science.” - Isaac Orr
January 12, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
A new paper says U.S. oil and gas production may be on the verge of significantly expanding, after months of decline due to low oil prices.
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January 11, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
In the waning days of his presidency, Barack Obama designated two new national monuments, preventing a variety of uses on 1.65 million acres of land in Nevada and Utah.
November 17, 2015
By John Nothdurft, Matthew Glans, Joseph Bast, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr

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