NCPA Media: Environment

  • Jun 30, 2010

    Cheap Energy, Not Carbon Taxes Should Be The Focus Of Obama Administration

    NCPA Expert Says Current Climate Bill Efforts Are Especially Destructive During This Economic Decline

    The Obama Administration should focus less on putting a price on carbon this year and focus more on making energy cheaper and more accessible, according to NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.


  • Jun 10, 2010

    Vote Today On EPA Regulation Could Establish Jurisdiction On Climate Change

    NCPA Expert Says EPA Regulation is Bad Economic Policy; Too Expensive in Recession

    Dallas -Today's vote on Sen. Lisa Murkowski's (R-Alaska) proposal to block EPA regulation on climate change could strike a blow for the rule of law by reestablishing Congress' sole jurisdiction over interstate commerce, according to H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.
  • May 25, 2010

    Oberstar's Proposal To Revise Clean Water Act Is More Than EPA Can Handle

    NCPA Expert Says the Federal Government Already Mismanages Lands They Currently Regulate.


  • May 13, 2010

    NCPA: Climate Bill Good For Nuclear, Drilling, But Still A Tax

    NCPA Expert Says Kerry-Lieberman Bill Will Result in Lost Jobs, Higher Prices

    Although Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) claims that the Kerry-Lieberman climate bill, which was formally released yesterday, will not raise taxes for Americans and will have "very little if any cost increase to the American consumer," the bill will inevitably have the same negative economic impact of any other tax, according to H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.


  • Apr 29, 2010

    Green Jobs More Hype Than Hope

    NCPA Expert Says Subsidized Green Job Creation will Cost More Jobs than It Creates

    Dallas - A big supporter of green jobs, President Obama has regularly touted legislation containing provisions to subsidize green job creation. Unfortunately, there is growing evidence that government support of green industries will cost more jobs than it creates, according to a new analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis.


  • Apr 22, 2010

    Less Need For Earth Day And More Need For "People Day"

    Obama Administration Puts Desires of Environmental Lobbyists Before Everyday People

    With the recent actions taken by the Obama administration, it has been Earth Year, so there is not much of a need for Earth Day, according to H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.


  • Apr 05, 2010

    New Fuel Efficiency Standards Won't Reach Goals

    NCPA Expert Says New Fuel Efficiency Regulations may Result in Premature Death and Demise of Auto Industry

    President Obama's finalized tougher gas mileage standards for new cars and trucks seems intent on pushing policies that will result in increased production of smaller, less safe cars, and that could bode ill for the auto industry.
  • Apr 02, 2010

    Are The President's Offshore Drilling Plans A Ploy For Republican Support?

    NCPA Expert Says Concessions Are an Attempt by President Obama to Pass Climate Legislation

    President Obama's proposal to allow oil and gas drilling near Virginia's shorelines and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico should be his stumbling first step towards opening the nation's vast offshore reserves to oil and gas exploration and production, according to NCPA Senior Fellow, H. Sterling Burnett.