NCPA Media: News Release
Mar 13, 2008
Current Regulations Provide More Than Enough Protection-NCPA's Burnett
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is slated to announce a new national ambient air quality standard at 6 p.m. (EDT) today. If set at the level originally proposed it sets an unreasonable standard for ozone air pollution and is unnecessary, according to NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.
Feb 14, 2008
H. Sterling Burnett, senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), will speak at the upcoming 2008 International Conference on Climate Change, the first major international conference to focus on issues and questions not answered by advocates of the theory of man-made global warming.
Feb 01, 2008
NCPA Study Reveals Forecasting Flaws That Make Conclusions Unreliable
Predictions of melting ice caps, catastrophic sea level rise and severe floods and droughts are the result of a United Nation's report that violates nearly half of accepted forecasting principles, according to a new study published by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).
Jan 30, 2008
Geoengineering Deserves Serious Consideration, Says NCPA Report
Combating a warming world requires a portfolio of strategies, including exploring innovative new approaches to apply science and engineering, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). The report warns that focusing solely on reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is too inflexible and politically unrealistic.
Jan 23, 2008
President Bush's investment tax cuts helped stimulate the economy and increase government revenue, and raising the capital gains tax rate, as some are now proposing, would be harmful to the economy at a time when it is once again in need of stimulus, according to a new study from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).
Jan 22, 2008
The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) has made a key addition, naming Terry Neese as a Distinguished Fellow. Neese, co-founder and past president of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), will spearhead the NCPA's examination of how public policies impact working families and small businesses.
Jan 21, 2008
As Congress debates whether to renew tax cuts enacted early in the George W. Bush presidency, as well as various economic stimulus plans, critics often label the measures as "tax cuts for the rich." Yet a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) says the Bush tax cuts made the tax code more progressive, no matter how progressivity is measured.
Jan 09, 2008
Coal Power Can Lower Costs, Increase Reliability, Says NCPA's Burnett
Noting the state's population and economic growth in relation to the state's available power and energy resources, NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett today told attendees at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's 6th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature that Texas needs more power capacity for both peak-time and normal operations. Speaking on a panel about the state's energy needs, Burnett said coal may provide the solution.