Heritage Foundation

The U.S. Should Withdraw from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Brett D. Schaefer, Steven Groves
June 9, 2016

Paper argues the U.S. Should Withdraw from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. President Obama's plans to reduce U.S.

EMPIRICALLY-CONSTRAINED CLIMATE SENSITIVITY AND THE SOCIAL COST OF CARBON

Kevin Dayaratna, David Kreutzer
April 5, 2016

Using updated climate sensitivity estimates of reasonably expected climate changes resulting from increasing carbon dioxide levels based on empirical evidence and realistic calculations of the soci

The U.S. Should Withdraw from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Backgrounder No. 3130)

Nicolas Loris, Brett D. Schaefer and Steven Groves
June 9, 2016

In order to satisfy its commitments to the recently signed Paris Agreement on climate change, the Obama Administration plans to reduce U.S.

Local Land-Use Reform Can Save Money and Raise Wages

Salim Furth
April 15, 2016

Americans standard of living would get a big lift if local governments around the country reduced land use regulations and strengthened individual property rights.

2017 Senate Energy and Water Appropriations: Bill Falls Short on Key Policies

Justin Bogie, Daren Bakst, and Katie Tubb
April 25, 2016

The Senate Energy and Water Development appropriations bill  fundd projects under the direction of the U.S.

How Government Unions Affect State and Local Finances: An Empirical 50-State Review

Geoffrey Lawrence, James Sherk, Kevin D. Dayaratna, Ph.D. and Cameron Belt
April 11, 2016

Over the past half-century, the American union movement has moved into government.

Consequences of Paris Protocol: Devastating Economic Costs, Essentially Zero Environmental Benefits

Kevin D. Dayaratna, Nicolas Loris, & David W. Kreutzer
April 13, 2016

From the Executive Summary:

Common Core and the Centralization of American Education

Lindsey M. Burke, editor.
March 24, 2016

Stop a federal bureaucrat, a schoolteacher, and a parent on the street and you will likely hear three different observations about what education can, and should, do.

Examining the Renewable Fuel Standard

March 16, 2016

The use of biofuels is not a bad thing, in and of itself, but the renewable fuels mandate -- requiring the production and consumption of the fuel is central planning.

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