James M. Taylor is president of the Spark of Freedom Foundation and a senior fellow on energy and environment issues at The Heartland Institute. He previously served as managing editor of Environment & Climate News, a national monthly publication devoted to sound science and free-market environmentalism. He writes a column forForbes which appears on the magazine’s Forbes.com website. Taylor has presented energy and environment analysis on CNN, CNN Headline News, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel, MSNBC, PBS News Hour, PBS Frontline, CBS Evening News, ABC World News and other TV and radio outlets across the country. He received his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and J.D. from Syracuse University.