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Linnea Lueken

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Linnea Lueken is a Research Fellow with the Arthur B. Robinson Center on Climate and Environmental Policy.

Linnea Lueken is a Research Fellow with the Arthur B. Robinson Center on Climate and Environmental Policy. While she was an intern with The Heartland Institute in 2018, she co-authored a policy brief 'Debunking Four Persistent Myths About Hydraulic Fracturing'. 

Lueken graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2018 with a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering, and a minor in geology. In college, she was active in her sorority, the UW Shooting Sports Team, and College Republicans, as well as a variety of engineering organizations. Before coming to Heartland, she worked in the Gulf of Mexico on deepwater drillships as a logging geologist. 

Lueken grew up in Kildeer, Illinois, and currently lives in south Louisiana.

Recent Articles and Publications

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September 12, 2022
By Linnea Lueken
Wind turbines require enormous amounts of rare earth elements like neodymium magnets, around 377 pounds of neodymium per MW capacity.
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September 12, 2022
By Linnea Lueken
The reality is that wind power is intermittent because the wind does not blow constantly. Therefore, wind turbine power generation constantly varies and cannot be depended on to provide a consistent, reliable flow of electricity on demand.
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August 4, 2022
By Linnea Lueken
Although it may make sense to get as much use out of timber scraps and garbage as possible, growing trees with the intent of using them strictly for densified biomass fuel does not make sense over the short- or long-term.
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July 22, 2022
By Linnea Lueken
Accounting for its effects on fuel economy, air quality, and food prices, biofuels likely produce net harms on balance.
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June 30, 2022
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett, Anthony Watts, S. T. Karnick, Linnea Lueken
"The Supreme Court ruled definitively that EPA cannot subvert our democracy and assert restrictive powers that were never given to it by Congress. This is a huge win for our vibrant democracy."
June 13, 2022
By Linnea Lueken
President Joe Biden has called for the United States to increase exports of liquified natural gas (LNG) to Europe in order to help U.S. allies wean themselves from Russian natural gas.
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May 9, 2022
By H. Sterling Burnett, Linnea Lueken, Justin Haskins, Jim Lakely
82% of likely voters say they are either “very” or “somewhat concerned” about rising energy and gas prices under the Biden administration
April 7, 2022
By H. Sterling Burnett, James Taylor, Linnea Lueken, Tim Benson, Anthony Watts
‘The IPCC has been scandalously wrong regarding virtually all of their past predictions. There is no reason to believe this version will be any more accurate.’

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