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Expanding America's Petroleum Power

Mark Mills
February 10, 2016

There has never been a more opportune time for America to capture the geopolitical “soft power” benefits from greater oil production and exports.

Fracking, Not Solar Power, Is Reducing U.S. Carbon-Dioxide Emissions

Oren Cass
February 2, 2016

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions have fallen significantly since their peak in 2007—more than in any other country.

Narrowing the Charter-Enrollment Gap: Denver's Common-Enrollment System

Marcus A. Winters
December 9, 2015

The proportion of students in charters with classifications that suggest that they are difficult to educate—such as students with disabilities, those who are not proficient in English, and those wh

What Works: English-Language Learning in America (Civic Report No. 105)

Tamar Jacoby
December 1, 2015

Abundant research demonstrates the benefits of learning English—for educational attainment, employment, earnings, homeownership, civic participation, and naturalization.

The Limits of Retrenchment: The Politics of Pension Reform

Daniel DiSalvo
September 1, 2015

The Great Recession sparked a powerful movement to rein in public-employee pension systems across the United States.

Fracking, Not Solar Power, Is Reducing U.S. Carbon-Dioxide Emissions

Oren Cass
November 18, 2015

Testimony before the Senate and Environment and Publci Works Committee detailing how for all the support solar power recieves it has done little or nothing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while

Fracking, Not Solar Power, Is Reducing U.S. Carbon-Dioxide Emissions

Oren Cass
November 3, 2015

For all of the attention and federal funds given to renewable energy, it remains a blip on America’s energy radar: solar power represents less than 1 percent of U.S. electricity generation.

LESS CARBON, HIGHER PRICES How California’s Climate Policies Affect Lower-Income Residents

Jonathan Lesser
July 28, 2015

Argues California's clean power regulations, including its renewable power mandate, amount to a regressive tax.

Conservatives and climate change

Jim Manzi, Peter Wehner
June 19, 2015

Argues conservatives should accept the view that humans are causing climate change while rejecting alarmist predictions of harm.

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