NCPA Media: Environment

  • 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.


  • Aug 07, 2008

    Green Schools Don't Make The Grade

    Congress Prepares to Spend Billions for Green Schools But Data Doesn't Add Up

    As schools across the country prepare for a new academic year, Congress is considering spending $20 billion to support "green" school programs that have not been proven to work, according to a new report by the National Center for Policy Analysis.


  • Mar 13, 2008

    EPA Regulations Could Bankrupt U.S. Cities, Cost Millions

    Current Regulations Provide More Than Enough Protection-NCPA's Burnett

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is slated to announce a new national ambient air quality standard at 6 p.m. (EDT) today.  If set at the level originally proposed it sets an unreasonable standard for ozone air pollution and is unnecessary, according to NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.


  • Feb 14, 2008

    NCPA's Burnett to Speak at the 2008 International Conference on Climate Change

    H. Sterling Burnett, senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), will speak at the upcoming 2008 International Conference on Climate Change, the first major international conference to focus on issues and questions not answered by advocates of the theory of man-made global warming. 


  • Feb 01, 2008

    Study: UN Global Warming Forecast Violates Accepted Principles

    NCPA Study Reveals Forecasting Flaws That Make Conclusions Unreliable

    Predictions of melting ice caps, catastrophic sea level rise and severe floods and droughts are the result of a United Nation's report that violates nearly half of accepted forecasting principles, according to a new study published by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). 


  • Jan 30, 2008

    Can We Use Science To Solve Global Warming?

    Geoengineering Deserves Serious Consideration, Says NCPA Report

    Combating a warming world requires a portfolio of strategies, including exploring innovative new approaches to apply science and engineering, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).  The report warns that focusing solely on reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is too inflexible and politically unrealistic.


  • Jan 09, 2008

    Coal Possible Solution To Texas' Growing Energy Needs

    Coal Power Can Lower Costs, Increase Reliability, Says NCPA's Burnett

    Noting the state's population and economic growth in relation to the state's available power and energy resources, NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett today told attendees at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's 6th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature that Texas needs more power capacity for both peak-time and normal operations. Speaking on a panel about the state's energy needs, Burnett said coal may provide the solution.