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Robert Bradley

Robert Bradley

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Robert L. Bradley Jr., CEO and founder of the Institute for Energy Research, is a leading expert on the history and regulation of energy markets.

Bradley is author of seven books, including Edison to Enron: Energy Markets and Political Strategies and Energy: The Master Resource. He is a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.

Bradley is a visiting fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London and an adjunct scholar at both the Cato Institute and the Competitive Enterprise Institute in the United States.

Recent Articles and Publications

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December 21, 2018
By James Taylor, Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tom Harris, Robert Bradley, Ron Arnold, Cedric Keith, Mischa Popoff
"The Trump administration deserves strong praise for standing up for American consumers and affordable energy." - James Taylor
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November 7, 2018
By James Taylor, Peter Ferrara, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Neal Schuerer, David L. Applegate, Arthur Viterito, Robert Bradley, Lance Izumi, Robert Maranto, Stephen B. Presser, Jameson Campaigne, Clifford Thies, Michael Warder, Mary Byrne , Jane M. Orient, M.D., Jonathan D. Haubert, Jarrett Skorup, Scott Cleland, Alieta Eck, M.D., William L. Anderson, Ann Bridges, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Michael J. Koriwchak , Devon Herrick, Bartlett Cleland, Greg R. Lawson, Peter Wood , Joe Cobb, Allen Mendenhall, Christopher Garbacz
“Liberal San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer had a very tough night last night.” - James Taylor
August 20, 2018
By Robert Bradley
The comedy site the Onion spoofed climate alarmists claiming the only hope for the earth is that climate researchers have it wrong.
February 21, 2018
By Robert Bradley
Rather than trying to prevent climate change we should adopt policies allowing society to adapt to it.
August 20, 2014
By Robert Bradley
It’s remarkable the United States, the world’s leading oil producer, continues to enforce its decades-old prohibition on crude exports.

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