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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.
January 29, 2019
By Jay Lehr, Tom Harris
The global climate scare – and policies resulting from it – are based on models that do not work.
January 29, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Climate alarmists must prove expensive, weather-dependent energy is green and sustainable.
January 28, 2019
By Jon Basil Utley
Climate Change (aka Global Warming) is becoming an even bigger issue with the new Democratic congress and its calls for a “Green New Deal.”
January 28, 2019
By Tim Benson
Socialism has never been more insanely expensive.
January 28, 2019
By James Taylor
Waters keep rising in the D.C. Swamp.
January 28, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Contrary to assertions made in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) most recent report, it’s time to praise and expand the use of fossil fuels, not restrict them.
January 25, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #312
January 24, 2019
By Jay Lehr, Tom Harris
American innovation has delivered a conclusive victory in one of the most significant economic battles of our time: the war against international oil price gouging.
January 22, 2019
By Craig Liukko
Environmental principles are too often used to stop lawful, responsible, vital land uses. We need rational rules to protect environmental values – and meet essential societal needs.
January 22, 2019
By Paul Driessen
Increasingly absurd disaster rhetoric is consistently contradicted by climate and weather reality.
January 22, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 14, 2019
January 18, 2019
By Hal Shurtlef
Learn the facts about plastic versus paper bags – and bag the bans, instead.
January 18, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #311
January 17, 2019
By Charles N. Steele
It’s one word – but it could change the course of the world for decades to come.
January 15, 2019
By Charles Battig
The much maligned Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might have been on to something, although possibly inadvertently, in her interview January 6, 2019 with Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes. 
January 11, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #310
January 10, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Many Democrats are becoming more open about their socialist inclinations, although they still lie about socialism’s ability to make the world a better place.
January 8, 2019
By Jay Lehr
For three decades, global warming alarmists have harassed society with stories of gloom and doom as a result of the carbon dioxide emitted into the air by the burning of fossil fuel.
January 8, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke stepped down after a relatively short stint on the job. Like most members of President Trump’s cabinet, Zinke’s two-year tenure atop the Department of the Interior was full of remarkable achievements.
January 7, 2019
By William L. Kovacs
Use external pressure to overcome Administration inertia on reviewing Endangerment Finding.