More on Science and Public Policy


Department of Justice’s Shameful Attempt to Block a Proven Life-Saving Program

By Jeffrey A. Singer. Philadelphia Inquirer. February 14, 2019.

Gene Editing Babies Is Unethical

By Terence Kealey. USA Today. November 27, 2018.

Trump’s Choice for Science Adviser Should Be Confirmed

By Patrick J. Michaels and Ryan Maue. The Hill (Online). August 20, 2018.

Cato Studies

Why Does the Federal Government Issue Damaging Dietary Guidelines? Lessons from Thomas Jefferson to Today

By Terence Kealey. Policy Analysis No. 846. July 10, 2018.

Was the First Public Health Campaign Successful? The Tuberculosis Movement and Its Effect on Mortality

By D. Mark Anderson, Kerwin Kofi Charles, Claudio Las Heras Olivares, & Daniel I. Rees. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 76. May 17, 2017.

The Case Against a U.S. Carbon Tax

By Robert P. Murphy, Patrick J. Michaels, and Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger. Policy Analysis No. 801. October 17, 2016.

Public Filings

Governments Need Not Fund Science (at Least, Not for Economic Reasons)

By Terence Kealey. Testimony. October 19, 2017.

Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

By Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger. Public Comments. May 8, 2015.

NASA and Mission to Planet Earth

By Edward L. Hudgins. Testimony. March 19, 1997.

Cato Reviews & Journals

USDA Is Supposed to Regulate Animal Health, Not Animal Happiness

Henry I. Miller and Jeff Stier. Regulation. Summer 2018.

What Agency Improves Rulemaking the Most?

Sam Batkins. Regulation. Fall 2017.

Regulatory Budgets

Richard A. Williams. Regulation. Spring 2017.


#CatoConnects: The Science of Nutrition and Public Choice

Featuring Terence Kealey and Caleb O. Brown. November 14, 2017. Cato Connects.

The Search for Truth in Regulatory Science

Featuring Edward J. Calabrese and Patrick J. Michaels. July 20, 2017. Policy Forum.

Why Six Presidents Opposed State-Sponsored Science — And Why You Should Too

Featuring Terence Kealey. July 11, 2016. Capitol Hill Briefing.


Risk, Policy and Ethics

By Sigrid Fry-Revere. January 22, 2008.

Science is Badly Used in Risk Assessment

By Michael Gough. May 15, 1998.

Cato Unbound

The Case against Public Science

By Terence Kealey. August 2013.