Jonathan H. Adler

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Jonathan H. Adler worked at the the Competitive Enterprise Institute from 1991 to 2000; from 1995 to 1999 he was Director of Environmental Studies, where he directed CEI's environmental studies program which seeks to advance free market environmentalism. From August 2005 to July 2006 he is working as a Visiting Senior Scholar at the Mercatus Center, Arlington, VA.

In 1998 and in 2004, he was the Broadbent research fellow at the Political Economy Research Center in Bozeman, Montana. (PERC is a think tank that focuses on developing market approaches to environmental and natural resource issues.) Currently, he is on the executive committee of the Federalist Society Environmental Law and Property Rights Practice Group, and on the editorial board of the Cato Supreme Court Review, and advisory board of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Legal Foundation. During the 2000-01 term, Professor Adler clerked for the Honorable David B. Sentelle on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. [1][2]

He is also associate professor of law and associate director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Professor Adler is a contributing editor to National Review Online and serves on the board of directors of the America's Future Foundation. He is also contributes irregularly to The Commons Blog: Markets Protecting the Environment and NRO's The Corner.


"Government-enforced emissions limits of the sort contemplated under the Kyoto Protocol would have a severe impact on American families. Whether Kyoto leads to the imposition of energy taxes, supply controls, or some other form of regulatory strictures, the impact will be the same: higher prices for all goods and services that rely upon energy use." Taken from "Killing Kyoto Without Regrets," CEI Update, 10/9 [3]
"While the proposed global climate treaty will not reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it could increase air pollution of all kinds. That's because energy-intensive industries seeking to avoid the restrictions are likely to migrate to Latin America, Asia and Africa, where industrial processes use more energy and emit more pollutants per unit of output." Taken from "Kyoto Madness" [4]

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