NCPA Media: News Release

  • May 11, 2007

    Congressional Criticism Misses Mark On Gas Prices

    Focus Should be on Increasing Domestic Supplies, Not Punishing Producers, Says NCPA Scholar

    As gas prices passed the $3.00 a gallon mark, several members of Congress have taken aim once again at the oil companies, promoting everything from a windfall profits tax to breaking the oil companies up. Yet rather than attacking "big oil," Congress should look in the mirror.


  • Apr 24, 2007

    China Soon To Become Largest Greenhouse Gas Emitter

    Canada to Follow U.S. Policy Lead, Says NCPA Scholar

    News out of both China and Canada is bolstering the Bush administration's decision not to ratify the Kyoto global warming treaty, choosing instead to seek technological innovation and participation in the Asian-Pacific partnership on Clean Development and Climate.


  • Apr 23, 2007

    Medicare Trustees Report To Force Reform Debate

    Deteriorating Medicare finances will force the federal government to consider reforming the nation's health care program for seniors, based on the just released annual report of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees.


  • Apr 11, 2007

    UN Climate Report Wrong On Hurricanes, Right On Adaptation

    Report High on Shock, Low on Evidence says NCPA Scholars

    According to the NCPA, the recent severe and costly hurricanes are the beginning of a completely natural, not at all unusual, multi-decadal cycle that scientists have monitored for more than 100 years.


  • Apr 03, 2007

    Supreme Court Ruling Doesn't Mean EPA Will Regulate CO2 Emissions

    Court Only Ruled EPA Has Authority to Regulate, Notes NCPA Scholar

    The Environment Protection Agency is not required to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from tailpipes, contrary to the impression fostered in media reports about the U.S. Supreme Court's "rebuking the Bush Administration for its inaction."



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