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Opinion/Editorial Climate Change Energy Environment
February 15, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #314
February 14, 2019
By Jay Lehr, Tom Harris
Global warming activists argue carbon-dioxide emissions are destroying the planet, but the climate impacts of carbon dioxide are minimal, at worst.
February 14, 2019
By James Taylor
Newly-elected Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said “I believe in science” in his inaugural address but then promptly said he would take action to combat ideal climate conditions for Illinois crops.
February 14, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
No doubt most Americans have heard of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and her "Green New Deal" (GND).
February 14, 2019
By James Taylor
The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and other media outlets are reporting that a bipartisan group of top economic advisors has signed a statement supporting a carbon dioxide tax that returns all revenue to the American people.
February 14, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The carbon dioxide tax is like the Hydra of myth.
February 13, 2019
By Aaron D. Stover
It’s time for the Senate to act and fulfill its constitutional obligation by immediately confirming Andrew Wheeler as EPA administrator.
February 13, 2019
By Jim Lakely
So if we shut down these plants where does the electricity come from to replace the kilo-watts these plants provided, from both a base and peak load perspective?
February 11, 2019
By Charles N. Steele
Recently, I received a request from Janet Yellen, chair of the Climate Leadership Council, sign the “Economists’ Statement on Carbon Dividends.” 
February 11, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Too many government regulators burden and shut down private sector businesses and jobs.
February 11, 2019
By James Taylor
When Andrew Wheeler became acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator in July 2018, EPA was in turmoil. Seven months later, EPA is operating smoothly, effectively, and efficiently under Wheeler.
February 11, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 4, 2019
February 7, 2019
By Steve Goreham
When Thomas Edison established his Pearl Street power plant in New York City in 1892, he used coal for fuel, not wood.
February 5, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
Economists should not let the allure of an optimal tax create an impression that carbon taxation will benefit the economy.
February 5, 2019
By Dr. Jeffrey Foss
And the global warming apocalypse is not nigh. Real-world evidence certainly supports him.
February 4, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
A group of distinguished economists, including Nobel prize winners and past Council of Economic Advisors members, recently supported a carbon tax. 
February 4, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Courts should bar evidence that fails to meet basic standards of honesty, integrity and credibility.
February 4, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 28, 2019
February 1, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #313
January 31, 2019
By Greg E. Walcher
You can count on your ten fingers the number of times the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unanimously on any environmental issue.