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Jamie Horgan
Staff Writer, The American Interest.
Tailored Genes
Let Them Eat Quinoa

A newly cracked gene could make the superfood more affordable.

Settled Science
The Debate over Global Warming’s “Pause” Rages On

A new argument has erupted over an old, contentious climate study.

Pipeline Politics
Does Canada Still Need Keystone?

Trump’s support isn’t by itself enough to finish construction on the languishing pipeline.

Settled Science
Climate “Quirk” Protecting US from Hurricanes

Another day, another revelation in the world of “settled” climate science.

Frack Baby Frack
Population Density Is America’s Shale Success Secret

People generally don’t live near shale formations in the United States.

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Trump’s EPA Pick Doesn’t Care Much for the EPA

Greens are spooked by Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt. Should they be?

Pipeline Politics
Dakota Pipeline Protests Putting More Crude on Trains

Less crude traveling by pipeline just means more crude traveling by rail. That’s a danger to public health.

Crude Economics
OPEC Cuts Output, US Shale Rejoices

OPEC just cut its oil output for the first time since 2008. America may emerge the biggest winner.

Sour Spot
Will Trump End Our Biofuel Boondoggle…or Double Down on It?

Our biofuel mandates are a policy disaster. Can the Trump Administration fix them? Does it even want to?

Future Food
Scientists Hack Photosynthesis to Help Feed the Planet

Researchers discovered a way to increase photosynthetic efficiency—and plant growth—by 15 percent.

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Turbine Trouble

Trump thinks wind turbines are ugly. What does this mean for the future of American offshore wind power?

Asia's Game of Thrones

After the Chinese abruptly canceled a trade summit, the Philippine President is now walking back his Foreign Secretary’s harsh criticism of China.

Technology and Africa

A moment of bitter irony in the midst of Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis highlights the promises and limits of technology.

Bromance Interrupted

The love of Putin’s Russia is a precious gift that costs a lot and can be taken away at a moment’s notice—as soon as the beloved doesn’t fit the Kremlin’s selfish interests any longer.

Higher Education Watch

How the government might restrict the flow of subsidies to selective American universities whose priorities aren’t necessarily in line with the public’s.

My Big Fat Greek Bailout

Europeans hoping that the U.S. might lean on the IMF for friendlier Greek bailout terms may be out of luck.

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