NCPA Commentaries by H. Sterling Burnett
H. Sterling Burnett is a Senior Fellow for the National Center for Policy Analysis. While Burnett works on a number of issues, he specializes in issues involving environmental policy and gun policy.
Dec 14, 2011
NAS: NCPA's H. Sterling Burnett on Climategate 2.0 in his article published with the National Association of Scholars.
Sep 21, 2011
National Review Online - NCPA's Sterling Burnett reviews Todd Meyers book Eco-Fads on 'Planet Gore.'
Jul 19, 2011
The Federal Government is considering new energy efficiency mandates for icemakers. Before starting down this path it should carefully examine the differences between the rosy promises and the real results from other household appliance efficiency standards that it has imposed.
Jul 05, 2011
Energybiz – H. Sterling Burnett outlines a couple of energy- policies that Congress ought to pursue.
Jun 28, 2011
Solar photovoltaic is among the fastest growing segments of the energy market. Globally, grid-connected solar capacity increased at an average annual rate of 60 percent from 2004 to 2009, faster than any other energy source.
Jun 13, 2011
The Heartland Institute: Russia, Japan, and Canada announced at a late-May G8 summit they would not participate in an international treaty following up the Kyoto Protocol with new carbon dioxide cuts. In doing so, they joined the United States, which reiterated it would remain outside any such treaty.
Jun 13, 2011
Recent greenhouse gas emissions cuts reported by developed nations are illusory, a new peer-reviewed study has found, as many of the cuts have occurred simply as a result of industries relocating to developing nations such as China and India.
May 04, 2011
By blocking drilling, Obama turns down billions in needed revenue
With the price of oil at more than $100 per barrel, higher gasoline prices are eating into Americans' budgets. Consumers, however, are not the only ones losing out. The various taxes, lease revenues and royalty payments to federal, state and local governments for oil and gas production on public lands is a significant source of revenue - among the largest sources outside of the personal income tax. Yet, the Obama administration stubbornly clings to a 'no new production in our backyard policy' - while blaming oil companies for high prices.
Apr 08, 2011
Safe storage solutions are available - if Congress will act
The Washington Times - The nuclear crisis in Fukushima, Japan, has shown, beyond a doubt, the time has come to deal with the United States' supply of used nuclear fuel rods - commonly, but erroneously, called 'waste.' The most immediate potential hazard in the Fukushima crisis stems from the loss of water cooling the plants stored spent fuel.
Mar 14, 2011
After conducting a comprehensive study of claims of natural gas production polluting a ranch owner’s aquifer and drinking water, Colorado state regulators concluded the operations undertaken by Pioneer Natural Resources in Las Animas County, Colorado caused no negative water impacts.