Fuel Freedom Foundation
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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
- 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
- "I appreciated the remarks of Dr Howarth. Again, natural gas, ethanol and methanol are not perfect fuels…but they are better than gasoline. The leaka" on Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles — Heads You Win, Tails You Win
- "I believe Dr Howarth is wrong. But I welcome his comments. Natural gas or its derivatives methanol and ethanol are not perfect. But lets not make t" on Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles — Heads You Win, Tails You Win
- "MIT’s effort to discern the reasons why oil and gas prices are subject to short term spikes as well as long term trends upward is welcome. Articles " on Uncovering the Forces that Impact Oil Prices
- "Ms. Brown article is both moderate in tone and content. But I am less sanguine than her about utilities being able to significantly rely on either nu" on Will the Bonanza of Cheap Natural Gas Postpone the Transition to a Clean Energy Future?
- "thanks for clarification...but really even with limitations to "new oil," restricted gasoline markets plus the other factors mentioned in my comments" on The End of Cheap Oil and How It Is Changing Our World
- "I do think Dr Dale's article neglects the impact of drilling for oil in shale...in hard to get at tight oil. While I do not believe that shale oil wi" on The End of Cheap Oil and How It Is Changing Our World
- "Our Energy Policy did a great job editing down a longer piece on Fuel Freedom's blog. It is my fault that on reading a couplve of key sentences were l" on Of Projections and Policies – Natural Gas and Transportation Fuels
- "I agree with the basic finding that families and individuals, particularly low income families and individuals, are hurt as a result of the high cost " on Is Your State the Most Vulnerable to Gas Prices?
- "IEA and Saudi America: Nothing is so firmly believed as what we don’t know The Wall Street Journal front page s" on U.S. to Become Net Energy Exporter
- "It seems to me that while we have "miles to go and promises to keep" re. lowering ghg emissions significantly, to wait for a competitive electrically " on Transportation To Benefit from Shale Boom?