FACTSHEET: Jerry Taylor
Director of Natural Resource Studies, Cato Institute
According to his Cato Institute bio "Jerry Taylor challenges the "market failure" critique of free markets as they pertain to energy policy and environmental protection."
Taylor's commentary of energy and environmental issues, including global warming, has been widely published. He has testified before Congress multiple times and has made several appearances on TV forums, primarily CNN and MSNBC.
20 May, 1999
Testified before the Senate subcommittee on energy research, development, production, and regulation and the House subcommittee on national economic growth, natural resources and regulatory affairs that he believed the Clinton administration's budget requests for global climate change programs to be in violation of the 1993 Government Performance and Results Act.
Source: Congressional Testimony of Jerry Taylor 5/20/99
20 October, 1999
Published a study through Cato's Policy Analysis series, entitled "Energy Efficiency: No Silver Bullet for Global Warming," criticizing the Clinton administration's Climate Change Technology Initiative.
Source: Cato Institute website 4/04