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January 17, 2020
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Reacts to Children’s Climate Lawsuit Thrown Out by 9th Circuit
“Just like the recent case against Exxon-Mobil in New York that was dismissed, this case by ‘climate concerned children’ was prompted and powered by climate activist interests.” - Anthony Watts
Environment
January 17, 2020
NASA/NOAA Report Ignores Best Climate Data
Climate Change Weekly #347
Energy
January 17, 2020
California Energy Policies are Fueling the Housing Crisis and Homelessness
California’s green crusade direction and actions are increasing the costs of electricity and fuels which guarantees growth of the homeless, poverty, and welfare populations, and further fuels the housing affordability crisis.
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Energy
January 17, 2020
Wisconsin Bans Violent Pipeline and Energy Infrastructure Protests
Gov. Tony Evers of Wisconsin signed into law a bipartisan proposal to make it a state felony to trespass on or damage oil or gas pipelines or chemical, renewable fuel, or water infrastructure.
Regulation
January 16, 2020
States Struggle to Control Legal Marijuana Markets
Legal marijuana continues to compete with its black-market cousin because of the time needed to establish a legitimate marketplace and the taxes on legal marijuana.
Regulation
January 16, 2020
Michigan Court Halts Governor’s Ban on Flavored E-Cigs, Vapes
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to issue emergency rules banning online and retail sales of flavored e-cigarettes, in response to reports of an increase in vaping-related lung diseases.

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January 17, 2020
By Anthony Watts, James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
“Just like the recent case against Exxon-Mobil in New York that was dismissed, this case by ‘climate concerned children’ was prompted and powered by climate activist interests.” - Anthony Watts
January 17, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #347
January 17, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California’s green crusade direction and actions are increasing the costs of electricity and fuels which guarantees growth of the homeless, poverty, and welfare populations, and further fuels the housing affordability crisis.
January 17, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Gov. Tony Evers of Wisconsin signed into law a bipartisan proposal to make it a state felony to trespass on or damage oil or gas pipelines or chemical, renewable fuel, or water infrastructure.
January 16, 2020
By Brandon Best
Legal marijuana continues to compete with its black-market cousin because of the time needed to establish a legitimate marketplace and the taxes on legal marijuana.
January 16, 2020
By Lindsey Stroud
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to issue emergency rules banning online and retail sales of flavored e-cigarettes, in response to reports of an increase in vaping-related lung diseases.
January 16, 2020
By Tiffany Taylor
Alarmists are pointing their finger at climate change for the recent wildfires in Australia, claiming global warming is causing drought conditions that have facilitated the fires.
January 16, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
While running for the presidency in 2016, Donald Trump promised to provide relief to the stifling regulations that at-best delay and at-worst completely halt infrastructure projects.
January 16, 2020
By Anthony Watts
Imagine if the entire world had a high quality state of the art temperature monitoring network like the USA does. Arguments over data quality, adjustments, UHI, time of observation, and many other niggles which affect and bias the data would disappear.
January 16, 2020
By American Legislative Exchange Council staff
The American Legislative Exchange Council is America’s largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators dedicated to the principles of limited government, free markets, and federalism.
January 15, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Trump slowly walked and waved his way to the podium. When he waved my way, up in one of the “nose bleed” sections, but it weirdly felt like he was waving just at me.
January 15, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
"American Dream" Mall Opens after More than a Decade
January 15, 2020
By Anthony Watts, James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
Agency’s own data actually shows 2019 was cooler than 2005 in the United States; global temp claims riddled with problems
January 15, 2020
By Mackinac Center
The Mackinac Center for Public Policy is a Michigan-based free-market think which, when considering whether to take up a policy issue in the state, asks, “If not Mackinac, who?”
January 14, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
All the good news is likely to depress them beyond recovery.
January 14, 2020
By Seton Motley
Washington, DC has spent decades in bipartisan fashion making the lives of our farmers more and more miserable
January 14, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
Empire Center Posts Data on Teachers' Compensation at SeeThroughNY.net
January 14, 2020
By Sandra Stotsky
What, then, can college readiness test scores in mathematics and reading tell us?
January 14, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The Berlin Wall, the most visible manifestation of Communist oppression, came down thirty years ago. 
January 14, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Seventy years ago, on January 8, 1950, one of the most famous economists of the 20th century passed away at the age of 66, Joseph A. Schumpeter.
January 13, 2020
By James Taylor
Modest global warming has resulted in fewer Idaho climate extremes and has brought significant additional benefits, a review of Idaho climate data reveals.
January 13, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 6, 2020
January 13, 2020
By Kenneth Artz
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio denied American Electric Power permission to charge customers for two solar-energy projects in southwest Ohio, one of which would be the largest renewable-energy facility in the state.
Tags
January 10, 2020
By Joe Barnett
A canvass of 1,000 likely voters by The Heartland Institute, a national free-market think tank, and Rasmussen Reports.
January 9, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Plea bargains let persons accused of crimes plead guilty and receive reduced charges or a reduced sentence.
January 9, 2020
By James Taylor
Participants at the United Nations’ COP25 climate conference hypocritically formed long lines to buy Burger King flame-broiled hamburgers, all while the U.N. climate establishment lectures down to the rest of us about eating less meat.
January 9, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
When Hayek wrote The Road to Serfdom, he mentioned in the preface that he had often been told by his socialist colleagues that he would hold an important position in a future planned society, if only he would come around to agree with them.
January 9, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Must we put up with yet another eco-cataclysm fabricated and exaggerated by ruling elites?
January 9, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Evidence is growing that climate alarmists — those peddling the delusion that human-caused climate change is destroying the Earth — are growing ever more desperate.
January 9, 2020
By Robert Berry, M.D.
Many Americans enjoy a little recognized tax benefit: employer health insurance. The benefit costs billions of dollars and discriminates against those who don't carry employer insurance.
January 8, 2020
By Sarah Lee
One side offers real progress on health care, while the other peddles impossible dreams.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Last year marked the 40th anniversary of one of the most dreadful public policies in recent memory: communist China’s one-child policy.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Tom Petty’s 1989 hit song Free Fallin’ could very well become Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) campaign anthem.
January 8, 2020
By Joe Barnett
Package delivery is the one area where USPS makes money.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
If we all took Sen. Bernie Sanders’ education plans with the requisite grain of salt necessary, there would be a severe salt shortage.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
“The Biggest Little City in the World” has made it illegal for any woman under the age of 21 to work in a so-called gentlemen’s club.
January 8, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee determined air quality standards for fine particulate matter are sufficiently protective of the public health and do not need to be tightened further.
January 8, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Legislators in Pennsylvania are trying to block Governor Tom Wolf's plan to have the state join the Northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
January 8, 2020
By Tiffany Taylor
The beach may indeed be “different,” but it certainly isn’t a crisis of minimal precipitation and low water levels, as climate activists recently claimed.
January 8, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
On December 12, 2019 British voters sent a crystal-clear message that sent shockwaves through the political world: They want freedom (in the form of Brexit) and they do not want socialism (in the form of Jeremy Corbyn).