Bonner R. Cohen is a senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research, where he concentrates on energy, natural resources, and international relations.

He also serves as a senior policy adviser with the Heartland Institute, senior policy analyst with the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, and as adjunct scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Articles by Dr. Cohen have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Investor’s Business Daily, New York Post, Washington Times, National Review, Philadelphia Inquirer, Detroit News, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Miami Herald, and dozens of other newspapers in the U.S. and Canada. He has been interviewed on Fox News, CNN, Fox Business Channel, BBC, BBC Worldwide Television, NBC, NPR, N 24 (German language news channel), Voice of Russia, and scores of radio stations in the U.S.

Dr. Cohen has testified before the U.S. Senate committees on Energy & Natural Resources and Environment & Public Works as well as the U.S. House committees on Natural Resources and Judiciary. He has spoken at conferences in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Bangladesh.

Dr. Cohen is the author of two books, The Green Wave: Environmentalism and its Consequences (Washington: Capital Research Center, 2006) and Marshall, Mao und Chiang: Die amerikanischen Vermittlungsbemuehungen im chinesischen Buergerkrieg (Marshall, Mao and Chiang: The American Mediations Effort in the Chinese Civil War) (Munich: Tuduv Verlag, 1984).

Dr. Cohen received his B.A. from the University of Georgia and his Ph.D. – summa cum laude – from the University of Munich.

Featured Appearances

Featured Articles

Four Obama regulations Trump can undo right away (December 2016)

WOTUS: The Facts about EPA’s Wet Fiction (September 2014)

The Retailers Industry Leaders Association (RILA): A Cartel that Threatens Innovation and Competitiveness (July 2013)

It’s Time for North Carolina to Scuttle Its Renewable-Energy Mandate (April 2013)

The EPA’s Pebble Mine Assessment Puts Politics Above Sound Science (January 2013)

The Wind Production Tax Credit: Corporate Welfare at its Worst (December 2012)

Congress Must End Power Grab by Unaccountable Bureaucrats (August 2011)

Obama’s Wild Lands Will Hasten America’s Decline (August 2011)

Administration Invokes “Yellow Peril” To Peddle Green Energy (December 2010)

Obama’s Ocean Policy Initiative: Washington’s Latest Power Grab (September 2010)

U.S. Falling Behind China, Russia in Scramble for Strategic Natural Resources (September 2009)

Science Puts the Chill to California’s Global Warming Hot Air (January 2007)

Putin, the EU and Kyoto: A Double-Cross in the Making? (October 2004)

Playing Games With SUV Safety Statistics (September 2004)

Time to Out the Real Outsourcers (September 2004)

The Endangered Species Act: Bad for People, Bad for Wildlife (May 2004)

Continental Shelf’s Energy Riches a Potential Bonanza for Cash-Strapped States (March 2004)

For Security’s Sake, D.C. Government Should Ignore Greenpeace on Homeland Security (February 2004)

The National Aviation Heritage Act: No Way to Celebrate the Wright Brothers (November 2003)

Dioxin Shenanigans: Why the is EPA Afraid of Independent Peer Review? (October 2003)

Tinkering With Energy is Playing With Fire: Cap and Trade Schemes are Regressive, Placing Burdens on Low-Income Communities (September 2003)

Eco-Terrorism a Real Threat to Homeland Security (September 2003)

No Excuse for Natural Gas Shortage (August 2003)

Inhofe Makes “Chemical Security” From Terrorists a Top Priority (July 2003)

New York Times’ Latest Attack on White House Shows Arrogance of Blair-Raines Era Lingers (June 2003)

No to the Yosemite Plan: Don’t Restrict Public’s Access to National Parks (June 2003)

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