NCPA Media: Environment

  • Jul 27, 2011

    CAFE Fuel Economy Standards Kill: NCPA

    NCPA: President Obama and the automakers are nearing an agreement that would raise fuel economy standards to nearly 55 miles per gallon by 2025. 'This will take away consumer choice and force all but the wealthiest drivers into small, underpowered death traps,' said National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.

  • Jul 19, 2011

    Green Appliance Mandates Make Consumers See Red

    Energy Tribune - 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 14, 2011

    Green Technology Mandates Are Bad for Consumers and the Environment

    Minnesota Prager Discussion Group – Glenn Ray reports on findings by NCPA's Sterling Burnett and Wesley Dwyer on the harmful effects of government mandates of green technology.

  • Jul 14, 2011

    Retail Rollercoaster

    Fast and Slow But Forward

    EnergyBiz Insider – An article on deregulation in the competitive retail energy market quotes NCPA's Sterling Burnett.

  • Jul 13, 2011

    "Green" appliances Can Hide Performance & Cost Drawbacks

    Energy Saving Mandates Hurt Consumers and Environment: NCPA

    NCPA – A new NCPA report examines the effects of 'green' appliance regulations, while another NCPA report focuses on distributed solar power generation.

  • Jul 11, 2011

    Fraud Rampant in Obama Weatherization Program

    The Heartland Institute – NCPA's Sterling Burnett says fraud uncovered in a recent audit of the government's weatherization program is unsurprising.

  • Jun 28, 2011

    Solar Subsidies are Saturated

    Energy Biz Insider - 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 17, 2011

    Global warming or Little ice age?

    Climatologist, Author Patrick J. Michaels to Speak at Dallas Event

    Despite convincing evidence that observed climate changes do not portend a calamitous future, global warming alarmism is invading nearly every aspect of our society and leading global climatologist Dr. Patrick J. Michaels will challenge many global warming claims at an author's luncheon on Monday, June 20.