NCPA Media: News Release

  • Aug 14, 2007

    NASA Backtracks On 1998 Warmest Year Claim

    NASA Corrects 120 Years Worth of Bad Data, Notes NCPA Expert

    The warmest year on record is no longer 1998 and not because it has been overtaken by a recent heat wave.  NASA scientist James Hansen's famous claims about 1998 being the warmest year on record in the U.S. was the result of a serious math error, according to H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Aug 08, 2007

    Senate Bill Will Cut Economic Growth, Not Global Warming

    Attempts to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions Would Hurt The Economy, Says NCPA's Burnett

    A study released this week by the Energy Information Administration reported that U.S. economic output would be reduced by $533 billion over 20 years if recently proposed legislation to off-set green house gas emissions is enacted.


  • Jul 11, 2007

    Congress All Talk On Global Warming

    Rhetoric is Free; Turning Rhetoric into Policy is Costly, Says NCPA's Burnett

    From former Vice President Al Gore's recent turn as movie producer and rock concert promoter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's specially created climate change committee, politicians often go to great lengths to propagate the belief that energy use must be reduced to combat catastrophic global warming.


  • Jun 29, 2007

    House Should Shun Senate CAFE Standards

    Raising CAFE Standards Will Do More Harm Than Good, Say NCPA Expert

    The House of Representatives should ignore the Senate's recent call to dramatically raise Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.


  • Jun 28, 2007

    Governments Routinely Pay For New Spending By Taxing The Poor

    As Congress seeks to fund the expansion of government-provided health care for children by increasing taxes on tobacco and possibly alcohol, a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) notes these taxes disproportionately impact the poor.



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