Marlo Lewis


Marlo Lewis is a senior fellow in environmental policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he researches and writes on global warming, energy policy, and regulatory process reform. He has published

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Marlo Lewis is a senior fellow in environmental policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he researches and writes on global warming, energy policy, and regulatory process reform. He has published in National Review, The Washington Times, Investors Business Daily, The American Spectator, TCSDaily, Energy, Pollution Liability Report, and The Hill. He has appeared on various TV and radio programs including The Oprah Winfrey Show, C-SPAN, CNBC Capital Report, CBC-News Marketplace, and BBC TV.  In his activist persona, he has played key roles in policy battles including the debates on "credit for early action," "multi-pollutant strategies," EPA's legal authority with respect to carbon dioxide, and various Kyoto-Lite legislative proposals such as the McCain-Lieberman Climate Stewardship Act. Marlo is author of a forthcoming book, A Skeptic's Guide to An Inconvenient Truth.  He holds a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University and a B.A. in Political Science from Claremont McKenna College.

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No-Energy Nancy’s Phony Energy Plan

Today’s Greenwire (subscription required) reports that the House is expected to vote as soon as tomorrow on Democratic legislation that would “allow drilling more than 100 miles from the Atlantic ...

Picking through the Pickens Plan

In a recently posted Youtube video, energy analyst Donn Dears identifies what appears to be a major flaw in the Pickens Plan.Pickens proposes to generate 20 percent of U.S. electricity ...

It Don’t Add Up!

There’s been no net global warming in the 21st century. Although seldom reported by the mainstream media, it’s quite a story, because no climate model predicted it. This graph, courtesy of ...

Thank You, Al!

Al Gore’s call to produce all of America’s electricity from “carbon-free sources” by 2018 flouts technological, economic, and political reality.   Let’s start with the politics. Congress has never been able to ...

Clean Air, Foul Decision

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency released a “staff draft” for public comment on possible ways to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. In the preface, EPA Administrator ...

EPA Must Be Licking Its Chops

I’m reading one of the leaked versions (May 30 draft) of the EPA’s forthcoming Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), “Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions under the Clean Air Act.” The ...

Cure Worse than the Disease II

In a post earlier this week, I cautioned that climate-change policy could harm U.S. national-security interests more than the physical impacts of climate change itself.Al Gore might reply, “Nonsense, if ...

A Cure Worse Than the Disease?

Last week I testified at a joint hearing of two House committees on the “National Security Implications of Global Climate Change.” The occasion for the hearing was the completion of ...