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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 the 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 B.B.A. and a B.A. in cultural anthropology from Southern Methodist University (1986), and a M.A. (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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June 23, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #253
June 22, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Even when environmentalists admit wind power is more expensive than conventional fuel sources—and they often lie and claim it isn’t—wind advocates argue its environmental benefits are worth the added costs. 
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June 16, 2017
By Myron Ebell, H. Sterling Burnett
Myron Ebell, director of energy and global warming policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute who headed President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency transition team says the time is right to reform America’s energy and environmental policies.
June 15, 2017
By Matthew Glans, H. Sterling Burnett, Jesse Hathaway
"One small step for legislative responsibility, one giant leap for constitutional restraints on executive authority in Wisconsin." - H. Sterling Burnett
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November 17, 2015
By John Nothdurft, Matthew Glans, Joseph Bast, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr

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