The likelihood of budget reductions, whether sequestration or something less devastating, has presented a challenge for the U.S. military’s energy programs. As part of the inevitable political jockeying, some legislators and commentators have suggested that recent military-policy changes constitute a “war on fossil fuel,” while others have celebrated recent developments by the military in solar-power generation, biofuels usage, and energy efficiency. Read the full op-ed by Gary Roughead, Jeremy Carl and Manuel Hernandez in National Review

VIDEO: Watch Gary Roughead’s talk, “Powering the Armed Forces: Meeting the military’s energy challenge,” presented at the Stanford Energy Seminar on Oct. 22, 2012.

Download the book, Powering the Armed Forces, from Hoover Institution Press.