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Opinion/Editorial Climate Change Energy Environment
February 22, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Elections have consequences, and in the energy and environmental policy areas, the consequences resulting from the election of Donald Trump have been profound.
February 21, 2018
By Paul Driessen
Claims defy parody, as alarmists become more tyrannical and their policies wreak havoc
February 16, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly: #277
February 16, 2018
By Tom Harris
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is right to speak about the need for a full blown public debate between scientists about the causes and consequences of climate change
February 15, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Gov. Jerry Brown (CA) has told numerous fibs about the harm fossil fuels are allegedly causing the environment.
February 12, 2018
By Jim Lakely
February 5th, 2018.
February 12, 2018
By Paul Driessen
An informed decision-making process will safely produce energy that belongs to all Americans.
February 2, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #276
January 29, 2018
By Tom Harris, Timothy Ball
Now that the excitement over the news that 2017 was one of the hottest years on record have died down, it is time for a sober second thought.
January 29, 2018
By Seton Motley
During the awful epoch that was the Barack Obama Administration, Scott Pruitt was a fearless free market champion.
January 26, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #275
January 24, 2018
By Steve Goreham
Agriculture is under attack.
January 19, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #274
January 18, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
New Year’s is a time for resolutions concerning personal changes one would like to make in one’s life.
January 17, 2018
By Steve Goreham
On January 10, the city of New York filed suit against BP, Chevron, Conoco-Phillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell.
January 17, 2018
By Tom Harris
Cheap, abundant coal is key to national security, warm homes and wintertime survival.
January 17, 2018
By Joseph Bast
We will put these quotations to good use in our fundraising letters and proposals this year, and for that, we thank the authors.
January 12, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Various people and groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of and ultimately to overturn an appellate court decision concerning the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the dusky gopher frog.
January 11, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
President Donald Trump has not yet appointed many people he thinks who support his “America First” agenda to staff the hundreds of positions at various federal agencies and bureaucracies he is in charge of.
January 11, 2018
By Isaac Orr
The premature closure of the Pleasant Prairie coal-fired power plant will drive up electricity costs for families.
January 10, 2018
By Isaac Orr
A section of the Keystone Pipeline that was completed in 2011 sprung a leak, spilling approximately 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota. What does it mean for safety?
January 9, 2018
By Seton Motley
It doesn't matter what Pruitt does, the Left will always hate him.
January 9, 2018
By Isaac Orr
Renewable energy advocates free and competitive markets are to blame for coal-fired power plants being replaced by natural gas and wind generation
January 8, 2018
By Paul Driessen
Ex-Grassley aide will now help Big Corn and Big Biodiesel retain their mandates and subsidies.
January 8, 2018
By Tim Benson
There's a new environmentalist anti-human obsession making trends within their circles.
January 5, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #273
January 3, 2018
By Steve Goreham
“Electrification” is the new buzz word touted by climate fighters and environmental groups
January 3, 2018
By Jeff Stier
Questions have been swirling around why hedge-fund tycoon and Democrat mega-donor Tom Steyer didn’t disclose his role in a controversial campaign to get state and local governments to file climate change lawsuits against energy companies.
January 2, 2018
By Isaac Orr
EPA held a public hearing at the end of November in Charleston, West Virginia, the second-largest coal producing state in the country, on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
December 28, 2017
By Billy Aouste
2017 is coming to a close and what a wonderful year it was for The Heartland Institute.
December 24, 2017
By Joseph Bast
Neela Banerjee’s December 22 article for Inside Climate News, titled “How Big Oil Lost Control of Its Climate Misinformation Machine,” is a “Through the Looking Glass” history of the climate change debate. Here are some corrections.
December 22, 2017
By Isaac Orr
The Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) will remain intact — at least for now.
December 22, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #272
December 21, 2017
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
The Trump Administration has announced the removal of climate change from the list of national security threats.
December 20, 2017
By Tom Harris, Timothy Ball
Senator Tim Wirth, scientist James Hansen and others manufactured the climate “crisis”
December 18, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, John Coleman (1934-2018), Tom Harris, Tom Sheahen, Kenneth Haapala, Timothy Ball, James H. Rust, Christopher Essex, Walter Starck
“The elimination of climate change from the nation’s list of security threats is one of the most important of the many actions the president has taken to strength the United States.” - Jay Lehr
December 18, 2017
By Paul Driessen
Acting on recommendations by Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, on December 4 President Trump significantly reduced the size of two enormous areas in Utah that Presidents Clinton and Obama had set aside under the 1906 Antiquities Act.
December 18, 2017
By Jim Lakely
On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed its 2015 “net neutrality” rule.
December 15, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #271
December 15, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
An annual two-week luxury climate negotiation excursion for nearly 25,000 government diplomats, bureaucrats, and environmentalists in Bonn, Germany ended on November 17.
 

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