NCPA Media: Environment
Feb 10, 2011
President's Green Initiative Threatens U.S. Jobs and Creates Dependence on China
DALLAS -President Obama's call for a national green energy economy to reduce our foreign dependence on oil and create domestic jobs will actually backfire, forcing total U.S. dependence on China's monopoly holding of the world's supply of "rare earth elements," the rare minerals needed for most green technologies, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).
Jan 26, 2011
Obama "Green Jobs" Initiatives Still Costly and Wasteful, Says NCPA Expert
The energy agenda President Obama presented in last night's State of the Union address was short on fiscal discipline but long on increased spending on a Washington-picks-the-winner technology and energy plan.
Jan 26, 2011
E&P Magazine: NCPA's H. Sterling Burnett on the economic impact of Obama's "green jobs" initiatives.
Jan 06, 2011
NCPA Expert Says There Is Never a Good Time for Bad Policy
The new Congress's first act should be to halt the EPA's proposed climate change regulations.
Dec 14, 2010
Biotech Benefits Extend Way Beyond Food Crops, Say NCPA Experts
DALLAS -While biotech foods benefit the environment and human health, other genetically modified species could be a boon as well, according to new research paper, Biotech Forests: An Environmental Blessing?, from the National Center for Policy Analysis' (NCPA) E-Team project.
Dec 02, 2010
Obama About-Face Likely to Worsen Economic Outlook, Burnett SaysThe Obama Administration's on again-off again policy on offshore drilling is off-again, a decision that will restrict domestic production for the next seven years and will adversely affect American consumers.
Nov 29, 2010
Don’t Bet On It, Says NCPA Expert
DALLAS - On the heels of Climategate, the discovery of numerous mistakes in the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the failure to meet the $100 billion in commitments to developing countries to adapt to climate change and, worse, no consensus to extend the Kyoto Protocol, expectations for this week's United Nations climate summit in Cancun are very low, according to National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.
Nov 18, 2010
NCPA Expert: Four Legislative Efforts Are "Must-Watch"
DALLAS - Fearing a lame-duck Congress might attempt to ram through costly and ineffective environmental legislation, action on four environmental initiatives is critical both to improve the U.S. economy and protect the environment, according to NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.