Browsing All posts tagged under »The Signal (Nick Loris)«

If Obama Wants More Solar Energy, Why Is He Making It So Expensive?

December 21, 2014 by


By Bryan Riley, Nicolas Loris and Alden Abbott ~ President Obama has made it quite clear he wants to see more renewable energy in the United States. Then why is his administration making it more expensive? The U.S. government recently announced plans to impose taxes of up to 78.42 percent on imported solar parts to […]

EPA Fails To Meet Federal Standards In Analyzing Impact Of Regulations

August 23, 2014 by


By Katie Tubb ~ Limited in their usefulness—that is the message one walks away with from the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) evaluation of the reports from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on recent environmental regulations. The EPA is required to produce the reports to help the public, policymakers, and the regulated community understand the economic […]

Let The Market Decide Wind Industry’s Fate

August 22, 2014 by


By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently praised the growth occurring in the wind industry in his remarks on the release of two Department of Energy (DOE) reports on wind energy. But in the same breath, Moniz stated the future of the U.S. wind industry depends on Congress. This defies […]

EPA’s Climate Plan Is Flawed, Not Heritage Analysis

August 21, 2014 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ Bill Burton, a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress Action Fund, not only attacked Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., in print recently for bashing the administration’s climate change regulations, but called a Heritage Foundation report Kelly used for support “flawed” as well. But a quick look at the facts reveals […]

We’d Have An Energy Boom … If The Government Got Out Of The Way

August 11, 2014 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ There’s been something of an energy boom taking place in the U.S. over the past few years, and it’s given the American economy a real boost. Now we just need the federal government to get out of the way and open opportunities to freely trade energy, and those benefits will grow […]

Is The EPA Really Interested In Your Criticism?

July 31, 2014 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ Americans will get to have their say on the Environmental Protection Agency and its proposed regulation to fight climate change this week. The agency will hold public hearings in four cities to fulfill its promise to get stakeholder input and let everyday Americans comment on the proposed rule. But whether the […]

Ignore The New Obama Administration Report On Climate Change Action

July 30, 2014 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ The Obama administration released Tuesday a new report warning that with accelerating climate change comes accelerating costs: Costs will increase by 40 percent each decade of inaction on climate change. The report fails to mention, however, that the administration’s climate policies come with much steeper price tags. Nor is there any […]

How Washington Is Sneakily Implementing Cap and Trade

June 8, 2014 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ Critics of President Obama’s climate change regulations are often labeled by proponents as science deniers. While climate realists is a more accurate description, President Obama is clearly using denier math when he says that the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon rules for existing power plants will drive down electricity prices. The EPA’s […]