NCPA Commentaries by H. Sterling Burnett
H. Sterling Burnett is a Senior Fellow for the National Center for Policy Analysis. While Burnett works on a number of issues, he specializes in issues involving environmental policy and gun policy.
Sep 18, 2001
The most profound step that the United States could take to shore up national security is to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
Sep 17, 2001
Our nation's prosperity depends in large part on our oil supply and our energy use.
Sep 10, 2001
While polls have consistently shown that Americans are concerned about the environment, they are also increasingly worried about high energy costs.
Aug 16, 2001
To move forward, we must first decide whether there is a concrete problem that can be corrected.
May 24, 2001
Energy is essential for our national economic growth. Yet while America has enjoyed an energy surplus for much the 20th Century, this is no longer the case.
May 17, 2001
Due in no small part to misinformation spread by the President's political opponents, much of the public remains largely uniformed concerning what the Bush administration hopes to accomplish with its national energy policy, and how.
May 02, 2001
Firearms are used by law-abiding citizens about five times more often to prevent crimes than to commit them.
Apr 17, 2001
The environment has improved markedly since the first Earth Day in 1970.
Mar 15, 2001
Texas is expected to grow by more than 7 million people by the year 2025 - the second largest increase in the nation.
Feb 01, 2001
Electric power deregulation legislation enacted in 1994 has at this date finally driven the state's utilities to the brink of bankruptcy and caused California's citizens to suffer electricity shortages and blackouts.