Nicolas Loris, an economist, focuses on energy, environmental and regulatory issues as the Herbert and Joyce Morgan fellow at The Heritage Foundation.

My Articles

November 21, 2016, 8:31 AM EST
There are three steps the new administration should take to unwind Paris.
November 11, 2016, 7:56 AM EST
The bias isn’t surprising, but the fact that people will take this film seriously is.
October 27, 2016, 8:39 AM EDT
Simply wishing an issue to be a priority won’t make it one.
September 26, 2016, 8:27 AM EDT
Congressional members may be quite active during the lame-duck session.
September 6, 2016, 11:24 AM EDT
The media are helping governments wage an all-out war on carbon dioxide while distorting the truth about the colorless gas.
August 29, 2016, 8:04 AM EDT
One D.C. school is getting students off on the wrong foot by promoting "green" careers propped up by tax dollars.
August 23, 2016, 4:15 PM EDT
The Obama admin's DOE has churned through a list of energy efficiency regulations before the next administration.
August 19, 2016, 9:49 AM EDT
This Washington-knows-best mentality is fraught with problems.
August 18, 2016, 9:45 AM EDT
Is man-made global warming to blame for the heavy rainfall and flooding in Louisiana?
July 8, 2016, 10:04 AM EDT
This rise in crude oil exports demonstrates the benefits of open markets.
May 24, 2016, 3:55 PM EDT
Is winter actually never coming again?
May 11, 2016, 10:01 AM EDT
Innovation is a wonderful thing but can also serve as a reminder of just how good we have it. Take the journey of the solar-powered plane, for example.
May 4, 2016, 5:14 PM EDT
The New York Times has declared the first American climate refugees. The article, published on May 2nd, tells the story of families living in southeastern Louisiana on the Isle de Jean Charles who will have to relocate (apparently due to man-made climate change).
April 19, 2016, 5:18 PM EDT
Secretary of State John Kerry will join leaders from around the world to sign the Paris Protocol global warming agreement this Friday at the United Nations headquarters.
April 15, 2016, 3:32 PM EDT
Here’s one set of energy companies: Peabody, Arch Coal, Patriot Coal, Alpha Natural Resources, James River Coal and Walter Energy.
April 13, 2016, 11:04 AM EDT
Congratulations, portable air conditioner buyers and sellers. This product now qualifies for … government regulation!
April 8, 2016, 5:26 PM EDT
Christmas came early last year for green companies looking for Washington handouts after Congress passed legislation extending massive subsides for wind, solar and other renewable energy companies. Now the Senate is attempting to ensure Christmas comes again for these same companies, by expanding the qualifying sources for green goodies.
March 23, 2016, 5:32 PM EDT
The president’s war on coal is working.
March 1, 2016, 3:45 PM EST
Do we need a national energy plan? Many politicians think so. In fact, the Senate is considering a massive new energy bill that’s more than 400 pages long.
February 11, 2016, 2:09 PM EST
In a major setback to the Obama administration’s climate agenda, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote blocked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Clean Power Plan from taking effect until the legal challenges from states and industry groups fully play out.