Fuel Freedom Foundation
Areas of Expertise:
Marshall Kaplan was former Dean of the Graduate School of Public Affairs at University of Colorado and directed the Wirth Chair in Energy, Climate Change and Community Development related issues and policies. Before that, he served in the Carter, and Kennedy Administrations and was the principal in the policy advisory firm of Marshall Kaplan, Gans and Kahn. Mr. Kaplan has advised numerous federal, state, and local governments as well as non-profit groups and businesses on diverse public policy alternatives. He also facilitated consensus of international leaders at Aspen Global Forums focused on issues of economic development, privatization of energy, and financing infrastructure.
Mr. Kaplan came to Orange County in Feb 2004 to lead the Merage Foundations, and recently established the non-profit Pathways to Opportunities with Merage Foundation support. He has written numerous articles as well as several books on urban, economic and social welfare policy. A winner of the ADL Proclaim Liberty Award in Denver, he is a graduate of both MIT and Boston University.
Recent Posts by Marshall Kaplan
- Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice
- Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles — Heads You Win, Tails You Win
- Of Projections and Policies - Natural Gas and Transportation Fuels
Recent Comments by Marshall Kaplan
- "Tesla certainly should have the right to sell directly. I am quite sure that eventually state bans will be tested as in Massachusets in the courts a" on Should Tesla (And Other Auto Manufacturers) Be Able To Sell Cars Directly To Consumers?
- "Steve, I guess anything is possible in America. Or almost. The oil industry does unfortunately limit their franchises ability to move toward buildi" on Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice
- "Oh...Lee...I didnt suggest an end to the oil subsidies although most larger companies dont need them and could do quite well without them. I suspect c" on Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice
- "Lee..enjoy the dialogue. I think we both need to step back abit from a bsolute wisdom. I dont have it." on Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice
- "I would hope that use of natural gas for utilities is not frustrated by ideological differences. It is better for the environment and will generate (" on Can Natural Gas and Renewables Be Synergistic, Not Competitive?
- "Lee, my comment in response appears above your orig. response. somehow computer got tempermental. M" on Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice
- "Lee thoughtful comments. My comment at the end of my piece was purposely a hypoth..."might".....The oil industry has long argued drill baby drill, ye" on Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice
- "Mr Kiefer goes out of his ideological way to argue against competitive fuels. Natural gas, ethanol and methanol are better for the environment and th" on Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice
- "Mr Sklar and I are in general concurrance. M" on Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice
- "Mr. Goldberg's article is interesting. I believe multi service of fuel stations are the wave of the future. Its a chicken and egg argument to some e" on Let Freedom Ring: Oil Companies, Capitalism and Fuel Choice