Christopher C. Horner is a former senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. An attorney in Washington, D.C., Horner has represented CEI, scientists, and members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on matters of environmental policy at the federal court level and before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Horner is regularly mentioned and published by The Washington Times, National Review, Investor’s Business Daily, and Washington Examiner. He has contributed to The Wall Street Journal “Letters to the Editor” section, and has written for Energy Tribune, United Press International, Spain’s Actualidad Economica, and the EU Reporter, Brussels’ legislative news magazine. Horner has discussed legal, policy, and political issues hundreds of times on television and radio programs in the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia. He was also a guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2007.
Horner is the author of four books including two best-sellers: “Red Hot Lies: How Global Warming Alarmists Use Threats, Fraud and Deception to Keep You Misinformed” (2008); and “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism” (2007), which spent six months on The New York Times best sellers list.
Horner has testified before the United States Senate Committees on Foreign Relations and Environment and Public Works, and has worked on legal and policy issues with numerous think tanks and other policy organizations around the globe. An avid public speaker, he has spoken on numerous occasions before members of the European Parliament as well as policymakers in multiple European capitals on a range of issues.
Horner serves on The Federalist Society’s International and National Security Law Practice Group’s Executive Committee. He is also a senior legal fellow at the Energy and Environment Legal Institute. He received his Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis, where he received the Judge Samuel Breckenridge Award for Advocacy.