Energy and Environmental Policy

The U.S. needs safe, affordable, reliable energy to power our economy. IWF analysts consider how the U.S. can achieve this goal, while embracing common sense environmental policies that protect our natural resources. IWF believes that the market will better identify promising, environmentally-sound energy sources than will politicians.

Recent Articles:

Questions over Saudis' motive as it pumps more oil and drives down prices • Forbes on Fox

Study: EPA Low-Balled Costs of Carbon Regs

Greens Mock a Breast-Cancer-Prevention Effort

The EPA Chief's Text Messages Go Missing

Energy Pipelines and Late Trains

Keystone: Looks Like the Canadians Got Tired of Waiting for Obama

Unleashing American Oil Exports

How I Wish “Watters World” Had Covered the People’s Climate March

Keystone Deja Vu

PGA tees off on the EPA over newly proposed "green" regulation • Forbes on Fox

Pump more U.S. oil export it hit ISIS and Putin's oil money • Forbes on Fox

Why We Should Export Crude Oil

Dems push anti-Keystone ad & Feds spending $1 million to monitor social media • Cavuto

U.K. Wind Farms Shut Off Turbines, Earn Almost ‘Double What They Would Have Received for Producing Energy’

Dead-Bird ‘Steamers’ at a California Solar Plant

Should Iraqi’s get a stake in their nation’s oil reserves • Forbes on Fox

Proposed EPA Regs Would Affect Climate by Eighteen-Thousandths of a Degree by 2100 — and Cost U.S. Economy $51 Billion Annually

The EPA’s Shoddy Math

What it is like to work on energy and foreign correspondence • KGWN Channel 5

Good News: U.S. Exports a Tanker of Oil to South Korea--But It Wasn't Easy

The Energy Biz: Getting Pumped Up Over Local Solutions

Another blow to energy? New Russian cyber weapon; attack would cripple US energy • Cavuto

Alarmists telling businesses the climate is a threat & will cost them • Cavuto

Fracking Fracas in Loveland

Not a Good Omen: Hillary Won't Say What She Thinks about the Keystone Pipeline

Environmental Writer: New Regs Are ObamaCare for the Atmosphere

John Kerry: What Difference Does It Make?

Steyer Strikes Blow against Small-Town Unions

Pipeline Vs. Rail: Environmentalist Stop the Safer Method of Transporting Oil

Deja Vu Alert: President Obama Delays Keystone XL Decision Again

Senator Boxer Outdoes Herself: Says Keystone Pipeline Will Cause Cancer

"Environmental" Fees: Over 100 cities pushing plans to tax plastic bags • Cavuto

Keeping Tesla Out Of New York Amounts To More Of The Same Old Crony-Capitalism And Protectionism

Why Vladimir Putin Hearts the U.S. Sage Grouse

Green Building Certification Program LEEDs from Behind

Greens Say “Hell No” To Keystone

New "green" rule may spike electric bills by 80 percent • Forbes on Fox

ObamaCare navigator scandal and green groups' protest Keystone XL based on bad science and bad economics • KFKA AM Colorado

Pennsylvania Governor Seeks Revenue Boost from Energy Leases on State Land

The State Department Report Clearing Keystone Probably Didn't Make A Bit Of Difference

State Department Report On Keystone: It Strips Away The Presidential Fig Leaf

The Environmentalist Toddler Award Goes To….

The Keystone Cop-Out: President Still Finding Ways to Avoid Decision

Senator Manchin: President Obama's Non-Decision on Keystone "Doesn't Make Any Sense"

Schaeffer • Time to stop taxpayer-funded bailouts? Chill out on global warming? • Forbes (01.04.14)

The Only Energy Boom is Coming from Oil and Natural Gas

Global Warming Debate Needs Cooler Heads to Prevail

EPA Isn’t Waiting for New Climate Data

Taxpayers’ Green Outsourced to Morocco

Will Unrealistic Ethanol Policies Cost American Jobs?