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Research & Commentary: Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund

January 25, 2012

As in all states with significant hurricane risks, windstorm coverage is expensive for people in Florida.

Research & Commentary: The College Bubble

January 23, 2012

U.S. student loan debt has increased 500 percent since 1999, and the cost of college has risen 400 percent since the 1980s.

Map of Pipelines and the Ogallala Aquifer, 2012

Pennwell
January 20, 2012

A 2012 map of various pipelines over and around the Ogallala Aquifer, including the controversial proposal for the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast.

Research & Commentary: The FutureGen Project

January 4, 2012

In the past few decades the federal government has spent millions of taxpayer dollars subsidizing the development of new energy technologies, including large-scale sequestration of carbon emitted f

Central Planners and the Conflict of Vision

December 21, 2011

The IPAB is but one of many symptoms of our growing reliance on an intellectual elite that is disabled by hubris and is driven by grand ideas in disregard of real evidence, to the detriment of soci

References to Climate Change Reconsidered – 2009

December 18, 2011

References to Climate Change Reconsidered – 2009

Compiled by Joseph Bast
December 18, 2011

Research & Commentary: Safe Chemicals Act of 2011

December 12, 2011

On November 17, 2011, the Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, a bill d

Comments on Report to Congress on How to Modernize and Improve the System of Insurance Regulation in the United States

November 29, 2011

The Heartland Institute is a research and educational organization devoted to discovering, developing, and promoting free-market solutions to social and economic problems.

Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Disclosure

November 22, 2011

In just a few short years, shale gas extraction using hydraulic fracturing has transformed the domestic energy landscape, providing billions of cubic feet per day to the nation’s energy supply and

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