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Politics vs. Science at IPCC

Those pushing for aggressive government intervention in the name of fighting climate change often claim that “the science is settled” and dismiss any dissenters as “deniers.” The so-called “consensus” is codified in the periodic reports issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ...

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Mass. Gubernatorial Race Shows Economic Ignorance of Carbon Tax

Mass. Gubernatorial Race Shows Economic Ignorance of Carbon Tax

One of the most surprising things about climate activists is that they ignore what the peer-reviewed economic literature actually says about climate change.

This ClimateProgress postby Emily Atkin on the Democratic candidates running for governor in Massachusetts beautifully illustrates this. I’ll ...

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Texas Is 'Biggest Loser' In Farmland and Natural Habitat

Texas Is 'Biggest Loser' In Farmland and Natural Habitat

 -- Texas voters more unhappy about it than you might think

 I'll be in Dallas at the Texas State Fairgrounds the next few days at the largest Earth Day exposition in the country, presenting our massive new study, VANISHING OPEN SPACES.

I got one view of the Texas environmental ethoswhen ...

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Reasons to Repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard

Reasons to Repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was first put in place by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and then was more than quadrupled by the Energy Independence and Security Act two years later—both bills signed by President George W. Bush. The RFS requires increasing amounts of biofuels to be blended with ...

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Comprehensive Report Documents Beneficial Impacts of Global Warming

Comprehensive Report Documents Beneficial Impacts of Global Warming

The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change released a 1,063-page report documenting global warming’s beneficial impact on the biosphere. The report, Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts, provides a comprehensive analysis of the impact of global warming on plants, ...

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The EPA's Science Problem

The EPA's Science Problem

In a stunning admission, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy revealed to House Science, Space and Technology Committee chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) that the agency neither possesses, nor can produce, all of the scientific data used to justify the rules ...

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Oil Producing North Dakota Outshines Other States in Personal Income Growth

Oil Producing North Dakota Outshines Other States in Personal Income Growth

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), average personal income growth in the U.S. slowed to 2.6 percent in 2013, from a 4.2 percent increase in 2012.[i]The lowest state personal income growth was in West Virginia (1.5 percent) while the highest state personal income growth was in North ...

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More Fraudulent Science from EPA

More Fraudulent Science from EPA

Finalized Tier 3 gasoline sulfur rules will bring bogus benefits at high health and welfare price

The Obama Environmental Protection Agency recently slashed the maximum allowable sulfur content in gasoline from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm. The agency claims its new “Tier 3” rule will bring $7 ...

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The EPA May Be About to Destroy Wisconsin's Economic Recovery

The EPA May Be About to Destroy Wisconsin's Economic Recovery

Wisconsin’s economy has been on the upswing, but Washington’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations could change all that. The Environmental Protection Agency’s prospective crackdown on new and existing power plants will drive up energy prices across the nation, but the proposed regulations will hit ...

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