Milton Friedman and the Path to Our Energy Future

By Fergus Hodgson
Pelican Institute Commemorates Life of Friedman with Discourse on Energy Policy On July 30th, the Pelican Institute celebrated Milton Friedman’s Legacy for Freedom with a luncheon and guest lecture from Chris John, president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association. Kevin Kane, the institute’s president, opened the event and explained how Friedman’s work remains...

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Why Louisiana Should Not Build High-Speed Rail

By Kevin Kane
President Obama has earmarked $8 Billion for high-speed rail as part of the stimulus package. Boosters of this plan claim that it would ease traffic congestion and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But is high-speed rail really the environmentally-friendly, efficient means of transportation its proponents say it is? And would a costly high-speed rail plan benefit...

TAGS: energy, environment, High-speed rail, transportation