Home Tags Energy and environment

Tag: energy and environment

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the California Waiver

PETER VAN DOREN, CATO INSTITUTE Since the 2016 election, the Trump administration has intended to freeze or repeal vehicle fuel economy and emissions standards. Last...

LA Metro’s Climate Strategy

RANDAL O'TOOLE, CATO INSTITUTE An article in the Los Angeles Times last week frets that Los Angeles transit buses are “hemorrhaging riders,” which is supposedly “worsening traffic and...

Markets and Emissions

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE In reviewing the Green New Deal, the Wall Street Journal’s Greg Ip says, “Because the private market has no incentive to reduce carbon...

Green New Deal Would Crush Liberal Values

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE A contradiction in left-wing politics for decades has been the professed support of community, diversity, localism, and democracy on the one...

Perceptions and Reality about Climate Change

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE The PowerPost section of the Washington Post bills itself as “Intelligence for Leaders.” The January 24 print edition carried an...

Is the EPA Changing the Regulatory Paradigm?

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Sometimes it’s worth reading the fine print in obscure regulatory proposals. One such example is contained in a “proposed rulemaking”...

America First Energy Conference – “an amazing day”

~New Orleans event reveals much of what has been hidden from the energy debate~ Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris “It will be an amazing day,”...

CAFE Standards Freeze IS Sound Policy Decision

PETER VAN DOREN, CATO INSTITUTE Last week the Trump administration announced its intent to freeze Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards (CAFE) at 2020 levels. Rules...

Greenland Update: New Evidence for Post Ice-Age Warmth

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Last month, we summarized evidence for the long-term stability of Greenland’s ice cap, even in the face of dramatically warmed summer temperatures....

You Ought to Have a Look: Lukewarming the News

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Scientific American, which is quite reliably alarmed by the prospects of climate change, showed signs of moderation this week in...

Time to Cool It: U.N.’s Moribund High-End Global Warming Emissions Scenario

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE The amount of future warming is predicated on the amount of emitted greenhouse gases and the sensitivity of earth’s surface...

Lease the OCS – to benefit all Americans

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~An informed decision-making process will safely produce energy that belongs to all Americans~ Under the current offshore energy program developed during the Obama...

Obama’s Anti-Energy Policies Are Bankrupting America

Rob Bluey, Heritage Foundation Randall Stilley has witnessed firsthand the Obama administration’s job-killing agenda. As the president and chief executive of Seahawk Drilling,...