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Is OPEC Dead? And Will Shale Oil Long Survive It?

April 26, 2016

Two Approaches to Climate Action

Fall 2015Brendan P. Foht contrasts the encyclical with the recent Ecomodernist Manifesto

The Flawed Economics of Laudato Sií

Fall 2015W. David Montgomery on why the encyclical’s moral teaching requires better policy

Oil and World Power

Fall 2015Lee Lane on what the oil and gas boom means for America’s geopolitical standing

Why and How We Should Break OPEC Now

Fall 2013Robert Zubrin explains what the U.S. energy boom means for the oil cartel, and argues that we should kick them while we’re up

Yucca Mountain: A Post-Mortem

Fall 2012Adam J. White on how President Obama killed the planned nuclear-waste repository

Conservatives, Climate Change, and the Carbon Tax

Summer 2008Jim Manzi on the cost of thinking impractically about potential risk

In Defense of Biofuels

Spring 2008Robert Zubrin on ethanol and its critics

Achieving Energy Victory

Fall 2007Robert Zubrin on how to win the war on terror by breaking free of oil

The Hydrogen Hoax

Winter 2007Robert Zubrin on energy charlatans and the politicians who love them