Tennessee spends less than almost any other state on its highways and roads on a per capita basis but enjoys
Dr. John Nolt, UT professor of Philosophy, Baker Fellow in Energy & Environment and long-time environmental advocate, has written a
Integrated resource planning is essential, but it’s not enough.
Baker Fellow and former ORNL corporate Fellow, David Greene, has authored a policy brief looking at the topic of gasoline
Baker Faculty Fellow, Dr.
Baker Fellow, Dr. Mary English, has released a brief on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.
In his latest policy brief, Professor Brandon Prins and PhD candidate Allan Wilford explore how foreign policy has changed and developed under the Obama administration. While Obama is ideologically different from George W. Bush, many of his policies have continued to play a role in current international relations.
This Policy Brief surveys the history of maritime piracy, explain the drivers of its recent resurgence as a global security threat, evaluate the success of recent antipiracy measures, and suggest some policy tools that may be more effective at curtailing the lure of such brigandry.”
On April 10, 2013, President Barak Obama released his proposed FY 2014 budget. In the budget’s chapter on “Creating a 21st Century Government,” under the heading “Reform TVA,” there is a one paragraph discussion of the Tennessee Valley Authority. It concludes with this statement: “Given TVA’s debt constraints and the impact to the Federal deficit of its increasing capital expenditures, the Administration intends to undertake a strategic review of options for addressing TVA’s financial situation, including the possible divestiture of TVA, in part or as a whole.” this policy brief mainly summarizes factors that should be taken into account in that review. The brief begins with background information. It ends with a list of key points relevant to the prospective decision about TVA.
By David J. Bjornstad and Alexandra Brewer Executive Summary With the presidential election decided, a renewed debate on energy and environmental […]