Written by Robert Murphy
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 ...
Written by Roy Beck
-- 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.
Written by IER
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 ...
Written by James M. Taylor
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, ...
Written by Arnold Ahlert
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 ...
Written by IER
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 ...
Written by Paul Driessen
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 ...
Written by Nicolas Loris
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 ...
Written by Michelle Minton
Early in the week I wrote about a major breakthrough toward the peaceful use of nuclear fusion. While that type of energy could drastically change human life on earth by providing bountiful clean and safe energy, it is, unfortunately, likely decades away from being commercially viable.
Fear not ...