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Funding the Climate-Industrial Complex

~Why Big Green energy investors rely on the man-made global warming myth~ Tom D. Tamarkin Supposedly “green” or “renewable” energy has become a trillion-dollar-plus annual industry...

Rejecting Carbon Colonialism

African Development Bank breaks with anti-fossil fuel banks to fund coal power, prosperity PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK We recently explained how Multilateral Development Banks...

What’s Next for the EPA?

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE So EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is gone, the environmentalists’ noirest bete noire since James Watt ran the Interior Department early in the...

Federal Fuel Foolishness

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The federal government imposes a mandate to blend ethanol into gasoline. This “Renewable Fuel Standard” harms consumers, damages the economy, and...

Ryan Zinke, Interior chief, orders more lease sales, faster permitting for oil, gas on...

Saying that the government had become far too slow in facilitating oil and gas development on federal lands, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday...

Colorado Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Fracking

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Cheaper energy benefits all. Lower energy bills for the elderly give them more disposable income to spend on medical care. Young people...

Let Freedom Be the North Star for Energy Policy

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION When it comes to energy policy, lawmakers should let freedom be their North Star. Freedom to extract and develop all resources...

On the Bright Side: A Deceleration of Sea Level Rise Along the Indian Coastline

CRAIG D. IDSO, CATO INSTITUTE Parker and Ollier (2015) set the tone for their new paper on sea level change along the coastline of India...

Understanding the World’s Energy Needs

CATO INSTITUTE EDITORS A new documentary by Cato Senior Fellow Johan Norberg, shown recently on PBS stations nationwide, is a non-political look at the reality...

You Ought to Have a Look: Curry on Worry

PATRICK J. MICHAELS & PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE This week, we have two notable items of interest. First and foremost, a must-read article from...

Problems With Obama's Plan to Slash Emissions

KATIE TUBB, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama administration announced Tuesday its plans to commit the U.S. to greenhouse gas emissions of 26-28 percent (from 2005 levels)...

Problems With Obama’s Plan to Slash Emissions

KATIE TUBB, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama administration announced Tuesday its plans to commit the U.S. to greenhouse gas emissions of 26-28 percent (from 2005 levels)...

The Federal Lands Freedom Act

Empowering States to Control Their Own Energy Futures KATIE TUBB AND NICOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract The United States is now the world’s leader in both natural...

Clean coal is dead, but the war on affordable energy is alive and well

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION FutureGen is dead. Again. Last week, the Department of Energy pulled the plug on this $1.1 billion project in Illinois: a “clean...

Methane Regulations—Costly Climate Plan

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama Administration recently announced plans to regulate methane emissions from the energy industry. The goal of the proposal is to...

The World Needs More Energy, Not Less

PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE This week, a few major media outlets covered my take on the effectiveness and judiciousness of President Obama’s call,...

Federal Regulations and Federal Ownership Limit Oil Production Potential

NICOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Production of crude oil in the United States is up to 8.36 million barrels per day—the highest since January 1988. The...

The Principles of Freedom vs. Agenda 21

BY TOM DEWEESE In February, 2014, I was invited to present the keynote address to the annual Clouds Over America conference in Oklahoma City, OK....

Climate Change: We TOLD You So

PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, AND PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE We complain so constantly about the pessimistic view that the government takes on climate change...

Energy Efficiency: Two Bills Aimed at Reducing Energy Consumption

NICOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The House of Representatives and the Senate released separate energy efficiency bills to ostensibly save families, businesses, and government money and...

“How Climate Change Is Hurting School Spirit”—They’re Kidding, Right?

PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE The latest from the National Wildlife Federation has to rank among the most absurd global warming reports I have...

"How Climate Change Is Hurting School Spirit”—They’re Kidding, Right?

PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE The latest from the National Wildlife Federation has to rank among the most absurd global warming reports I have...

Hyping Billions in Taxpayer Spending

NICOLE KAEDING, CATO INSTITUTE In today’s issue of Nature, scientists from the National Ignition Facility (NIF) in California are trumpeting their advance in achieving fusion...

Congress Should Stop Regulations of Greenhouse Gases

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed its new rule for regulating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for newly constructed power plants. Originally...

EPA Gives Green Light for California’s Costly Car Program

HERITAGE FOUNDATION, NICOLAS LORIS Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted a waiver to the state of California to move forward with its Advanced...

How the World Really Works

By Alan Caruba “Americans are ignorant of the lessons of history and that’s why their country is going down the tubes. The lesson of economic...

Earth Day and the Sustainability Lie

BY ALAN CARUBA Americans are paying the hangman for the rope. It is estimated that since the origin of the global warming hoax in the late...

Hunting for scapegoats won’t lower pump prices

Exporting gasoline and diesel fuel creates jobs and prosperity BY PAUL DRIESSEN When President Obama took office, regular gasoline cost $1.85 a gallon. Now it’s hit...

Stocks Fall, Oil Prices Rise, as Fear of Iran Mounts

ENERGY, NEWSROOM AMERICA Oil prices topped $99 a barrel Wednesday on news that U.S. stocks declined unexpectedly on heightened demand and fears Iran could cut...

Destroying America by Denying Access to Energy

By Alan Caruba It is the crime of the century that America, home to some of the world’s greatest reserves of coal, natural gas and...