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Scientific Critique of IPCC's 2013 'Summary for Policymakers'

Scientific Critique of IPCC's 2013 'Summary for Policymakers'

Craig Idso, Robert M. Carter , S. Fred Singer, Willie Soon

Heartland Institute

Introduction

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a final version of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of its Fifth Assessment Report on September 27, 2013. It differs in important ...

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Gina McCarthy Gets Firsthand Look at Pebble Mine

Gina McCarthy Gets Firsthand Look at Pebble Mine

If EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy kept her eyes open during her late-August tour of the Pebble Group’s proposed mining site in southwestern Alaska, she saw a group committed to the most impressive environmental stewardship possible. I know this because I toured the Pebble Group’s proposed mining ...

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The EPA's War Against the States

The EPA's War Against the States

States are supposed to lead in fighting pollution, but federal bureaucrats have usurped the states' role

Summary: Congress intended the Environ­mental Protection Agency to work closely with state and local officials—those nearest to the people. But since 2009, the Environ­mental Protection Agency ...

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Coal Power

Coal Power

Coal, a black or brownish rock made from highly compressed plants that lived and died hundreds of millions of years ago, is the most plentiful fossil fuel in current use. The levelized cost (estimated cost assuming equal tax treatment) of electricity from conventional coal technology is 3.79 cents ...

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Fallacious Claims Prop Up Ethanol

Fallacious Claims Prop Up Ethanol

How can members of Congress still support rising renewable fuel mandates?

Arguments put forward to support ethanol and other biofuels hold water like sieves – leaking billions of gallons of precious fresh water that are required to produce this expensive, unsustainable energy.

These and other ...

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Green Policies Translate Into Less Food, Higher Prices

Green Policies Translate Into Less Food, Higher Prices

Thanks to misguided bureaucracy and fear mongering from environmental activists, myriad valuable products are disappearing from the marketplace. Walmart, Proctor & Gamble, and Johnson and Johnson are leading the way by following green advice to phase out a host of valuable chemical technologies ...

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EPA Proposed Rule Will Destroy U.S. Coal Industry

EPA Proposed Rule Will Destroy U.S. Coal Industry

On September 20, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is scheduled to release its new regulations for constructing coal (and natural gas-fired) power plants. The buzz is that these regulations are more lenient than those EPA proposed earlier. Regardless, either version will deny U.S. citizens ...

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Major New Report on Climate Science Says Global Warming Is Not a Crisis

First, this week's news from SEPP, you will find the information regarding the new report on global warming further down the page, with the press conference information details..

IPCC:On September 27, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is scheduled to release the first part of ...

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Need a Job? The Oil and Gas Industry is the Place to Go

Need a Job? The Oil and Gas Industry is the Place to Go

A number of reports recently have indicated that the oil and gas industry is responsible for a major increase in employment. The Energy Information Administration (EIA), using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, noted that between the beginning of 2007 and the end of 2012, jobs in the oil and ...

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