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


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?


EPA Eases Up on Renewable Fuel Mandates