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The UN’s Great Extinction Scare

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON According to a new United Nations report, “around 1 million species already face extinction, many within decades.” This disturbing prediction (by no means...

Growing Drive to Destroy the Beef Industry

BY TOM DEWEESE The American beef industry has long been a tasty target of the environmentalists and their allies in the animal rights movement. To...

The Fight Over Particulate Matter

PETER VAN DOREN, CATO INSTITUTE The EPA and conventional air pollution regulations are back in the news. NPR reported that the seven-member Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee...

The End Game of Climate Change: Socialism – Part 2

Climate change isn't about the environment BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON I discussed in my previous column some of the scientific issues pertaining to the climate change...

Lightbulb Efficiency Standards

PETER VAN DOREN, CATO INSTITUTE The Washington Post recently criticized the Trump administration for proposing to eliminate an Obama administration rule that would extend minimum lightbulb energy efficiency standards...

68% of Americans Wouldn’t Pay $10 a Month in Higher Electric Bills to Combat...

EMILY EKINS, CATO INSTITUTE Public opinion polls have long found that Americans say they are concerned about climate change. But does that mean people are...

Fighting for energy and human rights equality in Africa

The Congress of Racial Equality Uganda has lost another leader, but the fight continues BY PAUL DRIESSEN “She has gone to the Lord,” her sister Diana...

Green New Deal Reveals the Naked Truth of Agenda 21

BY TOM DEWEESE Sometimes if you fight hard enough and refuse to back down, no matter the odds, your truth is vindicated and prevails! For twenty...

The misguided Affordable Clean Energy rule

Why is the US EPA still determined to control plant food and drive up electricity prices? DR. TIM BALL AND TOM HARRIS On August 29, 2018,...

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...

Dilbert 1, Scientists 0.

ROSS MCKITRICK, CATO INSTITUTE A communications group at Yale University has put out a video that seems to be a rebuttal to a Dilbert cartoon...

Human Mortality Due to Heat Is NOT Rising!

CRAIG D. IDSO, CATO INSTITUTE In previous postings, we investigated the likelihood of a serious climate-related concern expressed by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on...

JW Gets Records Showing EPA Gave Convicted Climate Expert Service, Salary Awards While He...

Liberty Alerts, Judicial Watch The senior Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official who scammed the agency out of nearly $1 million in pay without working got...

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...

Obama’s Plan to Avoid Senate Review of the Paris Protocol

STEPHEN GROVES, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama Administration is planning an end run around the U.S. Senate in regard to a major international climate change agreement—the...

Defining the Waters of the United States – Déjà vu all over again?

ROBERT T. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers have released their final rule defining...

Four Big Problems with the Obama Administration’s Climate Control Regulations

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION A few years ago, cap-and-trade legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions failed to reach President Barack Obama’s desk because constituents gave...

The War On Air Conditioning Heats Up

BY SARAH SKWIRE, THE FREEMAN It started with the pope. In his recent encyclical, Laudato Si’, he singled out air conditioning as a particularly good...

“Animasgate” Highlight’s EPA Double Standard

BY BOB BARR President Ronald Reagan was known as the “Great Communicator” for his remarkable ability to distill complex political and philosophical principles into one-liners...

The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract No matter one’s personal opinions on the climate effects of man-made greenhouse emissions, the Obama Administration’s proposed climate-change regulations will exact...

America’s Weatherman-In-Chief

BY BOB BARR Last week’s Tweet of President Barack Obama with rolled up sleeves, enjoying a waffle cone and wishing Americans “Happy Memorial Day,” may...

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)...

Score a Victory for Cruz over Brown

In Most Recent Climate Change Scuffle PAUL C. "CHIP" KNAPPENBERGER, CATO INSTITUTE Global Science Report is a feature from the Center for the Study of...

A Resounding Victory for Academic Freedom

FIRST AMENDMENT, ACLJ.ORG After two and a half years of litigation, Dr. James E. Enstrom, a former Researcher at the UCLA School of Public Health,...

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...

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...

Nothing New as China "Intends" to Cap Emissions

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Most every paper in the country is trumpeting today that China has finally agreed to limit its emissions of carbon...