NCPA Media: Environment
May 13, 2010
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
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
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
NCPA Expert Says New Fuel Efficiency Regulations may Result in Premature Death and Demise of Auto IndustryPresident 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
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
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 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
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