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CEI Experts: New EPA Rule Could Mean End Of Coal Fired Power Plants In The U.S.

September 21, 2013 by


Reg’s Legal Deficiencies Will Lead To Years of Inaction and Disinvestment In Key Fuel Source By Brian McNicoll ~ WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 20, 2013 – If the carbon dioxide emissions standard for power plants proposed by the EPA today is enacted, the United States will have built its final coal-fired power plant, say experts at […]

Ozone, Mo’Zone and NoZone

August 4, 2013 by


~ Killing Our Economy, Jobs and Welfare – For Phony Health and Environmental Reasons ~ By Paul Driessen ~ The Environmental Protection Agency’s war on economic growth, jobs, poor families, modern living standards, and people’s health and welfare is about to get a lot more damaging.. The Clean Air Act says EPA must set standards […]

Kiss Your Ash Goodbye

September 9, 2010 by


Kiss Your Ash Goodbye – Regulating Coal Combustion Byproducts As Hazardous Is An Unnecessary Job Killer By Ben Lieberman The Environmental Protection Agency’s effort to regulate carbon dioxide as an air pollutant is currently garnering most of the attention from the agency’s critics, but it is far from the only problematic EPA regulation in the […]

“[Cap-and-trade] Is Not In My Vocabulary” — Reid

July 14, 2010 by


By Marlo Lewis I wonder if your thinking is like mine on this. What is it that they fear so much that they will not call this by its correct terminology, giving the distinct impression that there is something that needs to be hidden. Read analysis of this Legislation in the post at this link…..TonyfromOz. […]

Force of Darkness “Earth Hour” Challenged by Power of Light “Human Achievement Hour”

March 27, 2010 by


CEI Announces 2nd Annual Celebration of Human Achievement By Richard Morrison Washington, D.C., March 19, 2010—The Competitive Enterprise Institute, a leading free-market think tank, will celebrate the Second Annual “Human Achievement Hour” between 8:30pm and 9:30pm on Saturday, March 27, 2010. The one-hour celebration coincides with “Earth Hour,” an hour in which governments, individuals, and […]

Climate Alarm Declining – Gallup

March 12, 2010 by


By Marlo Lewis Gallup’s annual update of Americans’ attitudes on things environmental found that 48% of Americans believe the seriousness of global warming is generally exaggerated, up from 41% in 2009, and 31% in 1997, when Gallup first posed the question. Similarly, the percentage of those who believe global warming is going to affect them […]

How I Was Not Al Gored Into Submission

February 19, 2010 by


By Marc Scribner Marc Scribner contributes posts at the Competitive Enterprise Institute at their Open site. Read more Great Articles at

The Objections To Wind Farms

February 10, 2010 by


By Michael Fumento Despite massive subsidies, wind power still only provides about two percent of U.S. energy. Part of the problem is inherent. It takes a lot of turbines to produce the power that a single coal-fired or nuke plant can produce. So wind farms are going to comprise a lot of turbines. And that […]

Report Card for the Obama Administration

January 25, 2010 by


CEI Grades the Performance of Cabinet and Agency Heads By CEI Staff Washington, D.C., January 20, 2010—One year ago today, Barack Obama took the oath of office as President of the United States. Since then, he and his appointees have had the opportunity to begin implementing their policy agenda, with notable results throughout the federal […]

The Mass. v. EPA Regulatory Cascade: If EPA Does Not Poach Legislative Power, What Will It Cost?

January 22, 2010 by


By Marlo Lewis TonyfromOz prefaces ….. Read this very carefully, and the first thing that comes to mind is that you have to seriously wonder if these people actually sit down and think about what they are doing, before blindly rushing in and introducing Regulatory Measures and legislation that will generate so many Administrative nightmares, […]

An Authoritarian Climate

January 7, 2010 by


By Iain Murray Certain influential forces in the environmental movement – most notably James Hansen of NASA – have expressed disquiet with the inability of democracies to deal with their imagined “climate crisis,” leading to sentiments like this one from Australian authors David Shearman and Joseph Wayne Smith: We need an authoritarian form of government […]

Horner and Horner Fight Global Warming Alarmism

December 17, 2009 by


From Christine Hall of Competitive Enterprise Institute The video clip of the child in peril used in CEI’s video was the subject of a video actually shown at Copenhagen conference on the opening morning.  Seriously.  I am not making this up. If the above video doesn’t work please click on this link: Does your child suffer from […]

Climate Policy Imperils China, India

November 6, 2009 by


By Marlo Lewis Jonathan Pershing, head of the U.S. delegation at the UN climate talks in Barcelona, says China should cut its CO2 emissions 50% by 2050. Reuters reports: BARCELONA, Spain, Nov 5 (Reuters) – China should roughly halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to keep the world on a safe climate path, the head […]

Sweden’s CO2 Labeling: Deceptive Advertising?

October 26, 2009 by


By Ryan Young. A quick point to add to Fran Smith’s excellent post on Sweden’s experiment in labeling food and menus for their carbon footprints: don’t read too much into the labels. The New York Times notes that “the emissions impact of, say, a carrot, can vary by a factor of 10, depending how and […]

California Federal Court Dismisses Global Warming Common Law Nuisance Lawsuit

October 17, 2009 by


By Marlo Lewis at My weekend is starting out fine, thanks to this happy news. Peter Glaser, an environmental attorney with Troutman Sanders, just sent around his analysis. Here it is: California Federal Court Dismisses Global Warming Common Law Nuisance Lawsuit In another chapter in the continuing saga of whether energy companies can be sued […]

Senators Lindsey Graham And John Kerry: Yes We Can (Raise Your Energy Prices And Send Jobs Abroad)

October 15, 2009 by


By Myron Ebell at Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) published a curious op-ed in Sunday’s New York Times titled, “Yes We Can (Pass Climate Legislation).”  The bill that they claim to support and that can pass the Senate is not the 821-page draft bill that Senators Kerry and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) […]

Beer For My Horses

September 16, 2009 by


By Iain Murray The global-warming industry would probably still be solely owned by assorted cranks and romantics (and the odd vice president) if it weren’t for a bunch of CEOs taking a leaf from Enron’s play book and attempting to monetize the issue. Playing the bootleggers in a classic bootleggers and baptists alliance, these businessmen […]

The Man Who Fed the World

September 14, 2009 by


By Greg Conko from He may have saved a billion people from starvation, but, if you asked a random sample of reasonably well educated Americans who Norman Borlaug was, they’d probably answer, “Norman who?” I’ll tell you Norman who.  His biographer, Leon Hesser, called him the Man Who Fed the World.  Science reporter Gregg […]

Why We Don’t Need Socialized Medicine

September 1, 2009 by


Why we don’t need economic illiterates trivializing the dangers of socialized medicine and spouting abject nonsense on YouTube.This is a rebuttal to the video Why We Need Government-Run Universal Socialized Health Insurance. Video posted by  HowTheWorldWorks H/T Christine

Government Gets ‘Emergency’ Control Of The Internet In New Senate Bill

August 30, 2009 by


By Gary Howard TonyfromOz prefaces ….. Oh Oh! This story just hit the Drudge Report’s front page.  Declan McCullagh at CNET writes today about the latest revision of S.773, a bill that would give the president “emergency control” of the internet in case of a “cybersecurity emergency.”  Wayne Crews, CEI Vice President for Policy,  released […]

Policy Translated: Health Care Reform

August 8, 2009 by


Competitive Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow Gregory Conko explains the debate over health care.


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