Entries by David Holt

The Cavernous Hole In American Energy Policy

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In an abundant year for American energy policy ideas that are the equivalent of shooting the economy in the foot, one stands out for its simplicity: the giant, empty caverns known as the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). When gasoline prices surged in 2021, the Biden Administration first started tapping the SPR. It was just 11 […]

America’s Broken Policies Put Our Energy and Environmental Futures at Risk

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To hear the current administration tell it, the energy crisis is over because gasoline prices have come off near-record highs. They tell us that there is no “there” there when it comes to the fact that America’s energy policy is thoroughly broken and headed down a path that is already risking our economic, national and […]

World’s Dirtiest Cities List Raises Issue: Why Don’t Politicians Call Out China?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

Editors’ Note: We remain skeptical that so-called greenhouse gases are causing the earth’s temperature to rise. Even if so, there are cheaper, less intrusive ways of dealing with the issues emanating from minor changes in temperature than the arrogant schemes of central planners, who can’t even govern our major cities, but yet insist they are […]