Articles Tagged: Mark Mills

The New Congress and U.S. Energy Policy

Nov17 The New Congress and U.S. Energy Policy 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The New World of Energy Management

According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) the relationship between electric power consumption and economic growth is changing after decades of being very strongly correlated. Between 1975 and 1995 the “two growth measures were nearly equal in value.” Looking to the future, EIA estimates that the “rate of projected growth in electricity use will be […]

Energy Policy Priorities – Identifying Principles and Actions

Feb25 Energy Policy Priorities – Identifying Principles and Actions 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Effective Energy Policy: Learning Lessons from Forty Years of Trying

On February 2, the George C. Marshall Institute hosted a panel discussion concerning federal energy policy. Panelists considered what lessons are to be learned from 40 years of federal energy policy and discussed the implications of those lessons for the future direction of energy R&D, subsidies, loan guarantees, and tax policy.

Considering Climate and Energy Policy in 2011

Nov16 Considering Climate and Energy Policy in 2011 8:30 am – 11:00 am

Responding to Oreskes and Conway’s Merchants of Doubt

In 2010, Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway published Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming.   The book disparages the Marshall Institute and its founders, Dr. Frederick Seitz, Dr. Robert Jastrow, and Dr. William Nierenberg. George Mason University’s Center for Climate Change Communication honored Dr. Oreskes […]

From Oil Sands and Cornfields to Server Farms: Principles to Consider When Formulating Energy Policy

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