This year, disturbing reports of increased crime have dominated the news, both in Louisiana and nationally. Crime is a serious issue that demands thoughtful solutions to deter criminal behavior and promote public safety. They should be guided by data and evidence, not anecdotes. That’s why Pelican set out to review and better understand the underlying...View Report
A new study by former LSU Professor Dr. Loren Scott details how dependent Louisiana is on the oil and gas industry, and warns that national politics targeting the industry could disrupt one of the state’s key economic drivers.
Louisiana and seven other Southeastern states consistently refuse to impose renewable energy mandates on electric companies.
Shell Oil Company's latest research "Signals and Signposts" affirms peak oil theory: that we have reached maximum worldwide petroleum extraction. The report’s authors recommend swift utilization of alternative energy sources.
“Politically correct” sources of energy are largely futile and Obama administration policies are a war against the energy industry and the Louisiana economy, says Pelican Institute guest speaker.