NCPA Media: Environment

  • 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.

  • Jun 13, 2011

    Russia, Japan, Canada Say Nyet to Kyoto Follow Up

    The Heartland Institute: Russia, Japan, and Canada announced at a late-May G8 summit they would not participate in an international treaty following up the Kyoto Protocol with new carbon dioxide cuts. In doing so, they joined the United States, which reiterated it would remain outside any such treaty.

  • Jun 13, 2011

    Greenhouse Gas Cuts Proving Illusory

    Recent greenhouse gas emissions cuts reported by developed nations are illusory, a new peer-reviewed study has found, as many of the cuts have occurred simply as a result of industries relocating to developing nations such as China and India.

  • Jun 06, 2011

    CTA on sidelines as others embrace clean, cheap natural gas

    Medill Reports– Sterling Burnett provides background on natural gas for a story on compressed natural gas (CNG) public vehicles.

  • Jun 01, 2011

    The Housing Crash and Smart Growth

    Not So Much, According to NCPA Research

    NCPA: Restrictive land use regulations played a primary role in the 2008 housing bubble burst and continue to contribute to sinking housing values, according to a new report released today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).