NCPA Media: Environment

  • 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.


  • Mar 29, 2010

    Roadblocks Should Be Removed From Nuclear Power Development

    New NCPA Report Offers Solution to Nuclear Waste Storage, Allowing U.S to Jumpstart Nuclear Power Projects

    Dallas - Although President Obama said he'd like to triple the amount of loans the federal government guarantees to jumpstart seven to 10 new nuclear power projects over the next decade, only a fraction of those new nuclear reactors will likely be built, according to a new analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Feb 25, 2010

    New Report Reveals Developing Countries Control The Climate Thermostat

    New NCPA Report Shows that Emissions Cuts in the U.S. Won't Reduce CO2

    Dallas - A proposed climate change treaty that requires the United States to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions up to 80 percent and developing countries to reduce emissions very little, if at all, would not have the desired effect of decreasing future warming, according to a new report by the National Center for Policy Analysis.


  • Dec 30, 2009

    Nuclear Power Could Be Solution To New Energy Mandates

    New NCPA Report Says Nuclear Power is Safe, Reliable and Sustainable

    Since many state governments now require a percentage of their electrical power to come from approved "renewable" energy sources, now is a good time for policymakers to allow the U.S. to expand the use of nuclear power as a reliable form of energy, according to a new report by the National Center for Policy Analysis


  • Jun 03, 2009

    Climate Change Policies Won’t Impact Global Warming

    However, 10 Sensible Ideas Will Combat Global Warming Now and Boost the Economy


  • Jun 03, 2009

    Proposed Climate Change Policies Won’t Impact Global Warming

    However, 10 Sensible Ideas Will Combat Global Warming Now and Boost the Economy


  • Aug 22, 2008

    Federal Court Ruling Blurs Lines of Authority

    NCPA Expert Says EPA Authority over Pollution Monitoring Should be Maintained

    A federal appeals court ruling on pollution monitoring demonstrates a social justice view and not a constitutional view of government, according to NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.