NCPA Media: Environment

  • Nov 01, 2007

    NCPA: Senate Climate Bill Would Be Costly, Ineffective

    Push for "Cap and Trade" Ignores Lessons Learned by Rest of the World

    A global warming bill on the move in the U.S. Senate would needlessly slow economic growth and reduce the nation's ability to pursue other programs with bigger payoffs in terms of improved human health and welfare, according to H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). 


  • Oct 23, 2007

    Proposed EPA Regulations Could Bankrupt U.S. Cities

    Current standards already protect Americans with room to spare, says NCPA's Burnett

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new and unreasonable federal standard for ozone air pollution that is much stricter than the current limit, according to a new report by H. Sterling Burnett, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Sep 28, 2007

    Bush Climate Talk Long On Vision, Short On Details

    H. Sterling Burnett, senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) issued the following statement today regarding President Bush's speech at the Major Economies Meeting on Energy Security and Climate Change at the State Department this morning


  • Sep 25, 2007

    Endangered Species Act Does More Harm Than Good

    Land-Use Controls Punishes Landowners and Animals Alike, Says NCPA Study

    The Endangered Species Act, which was created to help protect species in danger of extinction, put the very species it is supposed to protect at risk, according to a new study by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Sep 05, 2007

    Current Ozone Standards Already Working

    Give Current Standards Time To Work, Says NCPA's Burnett

    H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis(NCPA), testified today at an EPA public hearing on setting national ambient air quality standards for ozone levels. Burnett told the panel that due to technological improvements and the EPA's existing standards, Ozone levels have decreased and will continue to do so.


  • Aug 30, 2007

    Renewable Energy Laws Mostly Hot Air

    Creating Laws Doesn't Create Results, Says NCPA's Burnett

    Laws requiring the use of renewable energy by utility companies in an effort to lower greenhouse gas emissions are more likely to increase energy costs, according to H. Sterling Burnett, senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Aug 14, 2007

    NASA Backtracks On 1998 Warmest Year Claim

    NASA Corrects 120 Years Worth of Bad Data, Notes NCPA Expert

    The warmest year on record is no longer 1998 and not because it has been overtaken by a recent heat wave.  NASA scientist James Hansen's famous claims about 1998 being the warmest year on record in the U.S. was the result of a serious math error, according to H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Aug 08, 2007

    Senate Bill Will Cut Economic Growth, Not Global Warming

    Attempts to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions Would Hurt The Economy, Says NCPA's Burnett

    A study released this week by the Energy Information Administration reported that U.S. economic output would be reduced by $533 billion over 20 years if recently proposed legislation to off-set green house gas emissions is enacted.