Skip Navigation

Publications

Energy
October 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Fracking Boom Lowered Crime From North Dakota Residents
22 Percent Per Capita Reduction In The Bakken Region
Energy
October 9, 2019
Potential Human Health Impacts Associated with Retirement of Nuclear Power Plants in Illinois
Shutting down Illinois nuclear plants could result in unintended harmful health effects and premature deaths from increases in air pollution and higher energy costs.
Environment
September 30, 2019
Research & Commentary: Gov. Walz’s Low-Emission Vehicles Order Is Costly, Dangerous, and Unnecessary
Costs Would Be Sizeable, Environmental Benefits Modest Or Negative
More News
Energy
September 30, 2019
Millions of Dollars in Potentially Erroneous Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credits Continue to Be Claimed Using Ineligible Vehicles
Thousands of people have falsely claimed electric vehicle tax credits, costing tax payers more than $71 milliion.
Energy
September 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Another Groundwater Study Shows the Safety of Fracking in Pennsylvania
Over 99.9 Percent Of Over 20,000 Groundwater Samples Come Back Free Of Methane
Environment
September 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Heartland Brief Details the Minimal Impact, and Positive Benefits, of Climate Change on Idaho
Minimal Impact From On The Gem State From Climate Change, Mostly Beneficial

All Publications

  • Date
  • Topic
  • Type
View  10  |  20  |  40
Energy
February 11, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Begin At $10 Per Ton, Increase by $1 Per Ton Each Year
February 8, 2019
By Staff
The idea that the United States could get its entire energy supply from renewable sources only is a dangerous myth.
February 7, 2019
By U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and U.S. Sen Edward Markey
Resolution introduced in the United States Congress by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) on February 7, 2019
February 6, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposals Would Set Up A 100 Percent Renewable Energy Mandate & A $15 Per Ton Carbon-Dioxide Tax
February 5, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Start At $20 Per Ton In 2020, Rise To Over $53 Per Ton
February 5, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Begin At $5 Per Ton, Cap At $40 Per Ton
January 24, 2019
By Tim Benson
There Is No Scientific Justification For Banning Hydraulic Fracturing In Florida
January 18, 2019
By Bette Grande
Bette Grande testified before a North Dakota committee about penalizing people who damage a critical infrastructure facility.
January 17, 2019
By Viv Forbes
The Paris climate agreement is based on seriously flawed science and Australia should follow the Trump administration's example and withdraw from it for the good of the country.
December 31, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
New Year's Greetings from The Heartland Institute
December 28, 2018
By Martin Hutchinson
This paper shows that fiduciaries have a moral obligation—and, in some cases, a legal obligation—to avoid sustainable investment practices.
December 19, 2018
By Benjamin Zycher
The social cost of carbon estimate developed by the Obama administration did not follow standard economic practices and instead was driven by political considerations of a preferred outcome.
December 14, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Air quality in the United States has hit a record-low in the emissions of critical air pollutants because of economic prosperity and technological improvements.
December 13, 2018
By Tim Benson
Green Policies Increasing Costs And Decreasing Living Standard
December 13, 2018
By Stanley Greer
Property tax abatements under just two programs are costing Texas -especially school districts - more than $1 billion a year in revenue, with more than half of those abatements being granted to renewable energy projects.
Tags
December 11, 2018
By Senate Republican Policy Committee
The "Green New Deal" being proposed by some House Democrats for force a premature transition from fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy would cost trillions, and it ignores the rest of the world’s contribution to climate change.
December 10, 2018
By Tim Benson
Bill Includes Fracking Ban By 2020, Mandates 100 Percent Renewable Energy Generation By 2036
December 7, 2018
By Tim Benson
Since 1970 Airborne Pollutants Have Declined 73 Percent While GDP Has Increased 262 Percent
December 6, 2018
By Tim Benson
Nearly One-Third Of U.S. Households Face Challenges Paying Energy Bills Or Sustaining Adequate Heating And Cooling Of Their Homes
December 5, 2018
By Wayne H. Winegarden
Overzealous global warming laws and regulations in California and New York have cost their citizens jobs increased energy poverty among the poor, and reduced state revenues.
November 28, 2018
By Wayne H. Winegarden
Energy policies imposed in California and New York are turning these states from shining examples of the American Dream, to an American nightmare, harming the poor and small businesses.
November 27, 2018
By Kathleen Hartnett White
The U.S. Leads the World in Clean Air: The Case for Environmental Optimism
November 27, 2018
By Tim Benson
Residential Consumers Saved $4.5 Billion, Commercial And industrial Consumers Saved $6.4 Billion
November 14, 2018
By U.S. Department of Interior
The Trump administration's energy dominance agenda is increasing federal revenues from oil and gas development on public lands and offshore.
November 13, 2018
By Tim Benson
Residential Consumers Saved $1.6 Billion, Commercial And industrial Consumers Saved $1.8 Billion
November 9, 2018
By Tim Benson
Six Different Economy-Wide Price Scenarios, From $36 To $144 Per Ton, Modeled
November 8, 2018
By Tim Benson
Residential Consumers Saved $7.2 Billion, Commercial And industrial Consumers Saved $52 billion
November 2, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Renewable power mandates and carbon dioxide taxes are up for a vote in several states this election. Mandates and taxes would result in higher energy bills and losses in economic output.
Tags
Type
November 2, 2018
By Angela C. Erickson
The production tax credit for wind energy benefits a few wealthy, politically connected, corporations who received 75 percent of the $19 billion in tax credits between 2007 and 2016.
November 1, 2018
By Tim Benson
Ballot Initiative Would Designate 85 Percent Of Non-Federal Land Unavailable For Development, Would Act As De Facto Ban On Fracking
October 31, 2018
By James Taylor, Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara
'The scientific evidence gets stronger every day that global warming alarmism is a failed theory. To the extent EPA has chosen to implement greenhouse gas regulations, the ACE rule is far superior to the Clean Power Plan.'
October 31, 2018
By Tim Benson
Expanded Mandate Could Cost $38 Billion In GSP Through 2060
October 30, 2018
By Tim Benson
Expanded Renewable Energy Mandate Would Cost Nevada Billions
October 26, 2018
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Start At $15 Per Ton, Rise By $2-Plus Inflation Per Ton Each Year
October 26, 2018
By Sam Kazman
The Trump administration's Safer Affordable Fuel Efficiency standards will save consumer's money, benefit the economy, and save lives.
October 24, 2018
By Tim Benson
Over $12 Billion In Savings To Centennial State Residents & Businesses From 2006 To 2016
October 23, 2018
By Tim Benson, Linnea Lueken
Heartland Policy Brief Outlines Basic Elements Of The Fracking Process And Refutes Four Most Widespread Fracking Myths
October 12, 2018
By Tim Benson, Linnea Lueken
This Policy Brief outlines the basic elements of the fracking process and then refutes the four most widespread fracking myths, providing lawmakers and the public with the research and data they need to make informed decisions about hydraulic fracturing.
October 9, 2018
By Tim Benson
Fifth Volume In CCR Series Refutes Justifications For Dramatic Reduction Of Fossil Fuel Usage
October 5, 2018
By Roger Bezdek, Craig Idso, David Legates, S. Fred Singer
In this new volume, 117 scientists, economists, and other experts address and refute IPCC’s claim that the impacts of climate change on human well-being and the natural environment justify dramatic reductions in the use of fossil fuels